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Munich to Heerlen by train

  • First train
    05:45
  • Last train
    00:01
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 8m
  • Distance
    506 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Munich to Heerlen by train

Fast trains from Munich to Heerlen take around 6 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 506 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich and Heerlen.

1. Are there direct trains from Munich to Heerlen?

Journeys between Munich and Heerlen usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Munich to Heerlen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Munich to Heerlen?

The Munich to Heerlen train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Munich to Heerlen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Heerlen is usually scheduled to depart Munich around 05:45 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Munich around 05:52, and the last at 00:01.

When to book Munich to Heerlen train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Munich to Heerlen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Munich and Heerlen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Munich to Heerlen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Hessische Landesbahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Heerlen to Munich by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.