BARCELONA TO MUNICH BY TRAIN

Travel from Barcelona (Spain) to Munich (Germany) by train (1055 km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Barcelona in Spain to Munich in Germany you have several options. The most common one is first from Spain to Paris (this is the first ticket you have to buy). There you change in direction of Germany (the second ticket you have to buy).

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There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

1 Barcelona (Spain) - Paris (France) - Munich (Germany) 2 Barcelona (Spain) - Munich (Germany)

1055 km

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1 Barcelona (Spain) - Paris (France) - Munich (Germany)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
1A Travelling from Barcelona (Spain) to Paris (France)
To travel by train from Spain to France, you can make use of the direct high-speed-trains from Barcelona to Paris and southern France.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV Elipsos France - Spain (TGV Elipsos) / Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / RENFE Renfe Operadora

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Munich - Barcelona / Barcelona - Paris / Barcelona - Lyon / Barcelona - Marseille / Barcelona - Toulouse / Barcelona - Bordeaux / Madrid - Paris / Madrid - Marseille / Madrid - Lyon / Seville - Paris / Santiago de Compostela - Lourdes

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Barcelona to Paris here.
1B Travelling from Paris (France) to Munich (Germany)
To buy train tickets from France to Germany, compare the booking links we list. Prices are usually the same, but sometimes vary slightly.

Depending on where you start in France (and where you want to travel to in Germany), you can either use the route via Paris by Thalys to Cologne. Or from Paris via Strasbourg/Saarbrücken to Frankfurt or Stuttgart by TGV/ICE. There is also a direct train from Marseille in direction of Frankfurt.

If you want to use a night train, have a look at the Russian night train Paris to Moscow (exit in Berlin). A very nice experience and high quality.

The Europe Special price of Deutsche Bahn is available from EUR 39. As earlier you book, as cheaper the prices are.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV Alleo France - Germany (TGV Alleo) / ICE Alleo Germany - France (ICE Alleo) / THALYS (THY)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 453/24J Paris - Moscow

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / DB Deutsche Bahn

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Munich - Barcelona / Paris - Berlin / Paris - Cologne / Paris - Düsseldorf / Marseille - Frankfurt am Main / Paris - Hamburg / Paris - Hanover / Paris - Leipzig / Paris - Munich / Paris - Nuremberg / Paris - Stuttgart

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Paris to Munich here.
2 Barcelona (Spain) - Munich (Germany)
2A Travelling from Barcelona (Spain) to Munich (Germany)
To travel by train from Spain to Germany, the main route leads from your departure station in Spain via Barcelona and trough France to Germany.
Either buy one train ticket from Spain to Germany via the given booking links. Or split the booking in two tickets: one for the route from Spain via Barcelona to Paris (France). And the second one from Paris to Germany. It might be the case that you need another ticket for travelling inside Spain to Barcelona, but finally depends on your route.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV Elipsos France - Spain (TGV Elipsos) / THALYS (THY) / ICE Alleo Germany - France (ICE Alleo) / TGV Alleo France - Germany (TGV Alleo)

TRAIN COMPANY
DB Deutsche Bahn / RENFE Renfe Operadora

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Munich - Barcelona / Barcelona - Berlin / Barcelona - Hamburg / Barcelona - Cologne / Madrid - Berlin / Madrid - Hamburg / Madrid - Munich / Seville - Berlin / San Sebastián - Berlin / Santiago de Compostela - Berlin

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Barcelona to Munich here.
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