Munich Central: Tickets, Map, Live Departure, How-to, Routes

Munich Central(München Hbf) Building

station building photo

Inside Munich Central(München Hbf)

station interior photo

Munich Central(München Hbf) How to


München Hauptbahnhof (München Hbf)** is a railway station in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, Germany. Munich has only one main station, a large modern station called Munich Central Station, and almost all trains serve the city. Hauptbahnhof refers only to the main station, which is usually abbreviated as Hbf. Some trains stop at Munich East Station or Munich Pasing on their way to or from Munich's main train station.

Hot Routes

Munich Central Station is a major railway hub, whether it is from London to Budapest, from Amsterdam to Zagreb, or from* Berlin * to Rome, you will often change trains here. The station has 32 and 2 lines to the ground and underground, and its number of tracks is the highest in Germany, making it the most frequently used station in Germany.

The surrounding

Munich Main Station is located in the north of the suburb of Isar, on the outskirts of Ludwig, west of the old city of Munich. From the main entrance on the east side of the station you can reach Karlsplatz via Prielmayerstraße or Bayerstraße. There are a number of tram routes stopping at the station square in front of the main entrance. The station is adjacent to Arnulfstraße in the north and to the Paul-Heyse-Straße via a station tunnel at the platform end. The south of the station is bordered by Bayer Street. The station boundary extends further west and ends at the Donnersberg Bridge.

Inside station

Due to the large area of the station in the train station, it may take a long time for passengers to walk between individual station sections. Deutsche Bahn proposes that in order to ensure a smooth transfer, it is necessary to reserve 10 minutes between the wing station and the central lobby, 15 minutes between the two wing stations, and at the fast railway station to the Starnberg wing station. A 10 minute reservation is required between them and a 15 minute walk between the station and the Holtzkirchen station. There are several dining outlets, newsstands, flower shops and gift shops on the ground and upper floors inside the central lobby. Similarly, there is a large shopping gallery on the ground floor in the north and east, and you can directly access the adjacent city department store through the shopping gallery. From the station you can easily walk to Munich's Cathedral or the main pedestrian square Marienplatz in the heart of Munich. It is a 16-minute walk (1.3 km) from the station to Marienplatz. Most of the pedestrian streets are pedestrian shopping streets.

Platform Introduction

  • 1-4: Underground S-Bahn Station, referred to as “MünchenHbf(tief)
  • 5-10: South Wing or Holzkirchener Wing Station, known as “MünchenHbfGl.5-10, enter through the platform 11 from the main track hall 11-26: the main track hall, known as "MünchenHbf"
  • 27-36: North Wing or Starnberger Wing Station, known as MünchenHbfGl.27-36 From the main track hall through the platform 26. However, it can also be accessed directly from the S-Bahn station. Regional trains to Füssen (Neuschwanstein, Neuschwanstein) are sent from here. The platform of the wing station is shorter than the main track and can only be used for regional trains. ### Station Lounge
    If you have a first class train ticket, you can use the excellent DB first class lounge. Free WiFi, tea, coffee, beer, wine and snacks are available. You can find a similar lounge at other major stations in Germany. The entrance is located in the main square near the northeast corner, the lounge is on the first floor and follow signs to the DB Lounge. If you need to drop your luggage, there are plenty of luggage lockers. There are ATMs in every place. WiFi is available at the station and the first 30 minutes are free.

Munich Central(München Hbf) Station Plan

platform map


München Hauptbahnhof, Arnulfstraße, Bezirksteil Ludwigsvorstadt-Kliniken, Stadtbezirk 02 Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt, München, Oberbayern, Bayern, 80335, Deutschland

Main stations in Munich(Müchen)

Munich Central Live Departures

Departure Time
Train number

Scan QR code, download Xmove App to see Munich Central's more live update, station guide, plan and photos
apple-store google-store

Train and bus from Munich Central(München Hbf)

Popular train routes departing from Munich Central(München Hbf)

Munich Central Live Arrivals

Arrival Time
Train number
Scan QR code, download Xmove App to see Munich Central's more live update, station guide, plan and photos
apple-store google-store

Train and bus to Munich Central(München Hbf)

Popular train routes arriving in Munich Central(München Hbf)

station interior photo
station interior photo

Scan QR code, download Xmove App to see Munich Central's more live update, station guide, plan and photos
apple-store google-store

Main Railway Operators

Ultimate Guide to German Railway

German Railway

Ultimate Guide to German Railways

For those who love to travel, the quality and service of German Railways (Deutsche Bahn AG or German Railway abbreviated as DB) are world-class, with free entry and exit without ticket gates, ICE high-speed trains with a speed of nearly 300 kilometers per hour, and dense With the railway network and precise and punctual schedules, if you want to enjoy the way of traveling through the state and provinces on the train, Germany can be said to be the best choice.

There are approximately 37,000 trains operating in Germany every day. Most of the trains are operated by 24 railway companies under Deutsche Bahn. Deutsche Bahn also has the world's third densest railwa...

Ultimate Guide to Flixbus


Ultimate Guide To FlixBus/FlixTrain

Friends who live in Europe know that buses are currently one of the cheapest ways to travel in Europe. Flixbus is currently the largest long-distance bus company in Europe.

At present, Flixbus not only does business in popular tourist cities, but most of the large residential towns in Europe have bus stations, including Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Spain , Portugal, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Belarus and other countries. Among them, the German route is the cheapest. Flixbus began to expand to the United States in 2018, and currently has thousands of sites in the United States. ...

Ultimate Guide to French Railway

French Railway

Ultimate Guide to French Railway

The French railway system is planned and constructed by the French National Railway Agency (Socicte Nationalc des Chemins de Fer Francais, abbreviated as SNCF). The route is centered on Paris and woven in all directions, including high-speed trains (Train a Grande Vitesse, abbreviated as TGV). Routes, and general train routes that go to cities and towns. Among these general train routes, the nationwide inter-regional route is called the "Grande Ligne" (GL for short), and the routes that only travel within a single area are collectively called "Regional Rapid Transport System" (Transports Express Regionaux, referred to as TER).


Ultimate Guide to Belgian National Railway

Belgian National Railway

The Ultimate Guide to The Benelux (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg) railway

In the European railway system, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg will be taken as a whole, so the Eurail train pass will provide a Eurail BeNe Rail Pass. The Benelux Railway is mainly composed of three railway companies.

Dutch Railway System

The Dutch railway is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), and some regional roads are operated by other companies, but no additional ticket purchase is required. The main car types are Intercity (IC), Stoptrein and Sneltrein. Intercity only stops in major cities, which is equivalent to Taiwan's Ziqiang; Stoptrein stops at every station, which is equivalent to a shuttle bus; and Sneltrein is between the two, which is almost the level of Fuxing.


Ultimate Guide to Austrian National Railway

Austrian National Railway

Ultimate Guide to Austrian Railways

Traveling through Austria by train is now getting faster and easier. The best way to explore Austria is to travel through magnificent mountain views, lush alpine meadows, historic towns and picturesque villages. Austria is located in the central part of the European continent adjacent to Germany and Italy. It also borders the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. Its train network is well connected to surrounding countries. With a punctuality rate of 96%, ÖBB was one of the most reliable railway operators in Europe in 2018.

Austria’s main train service operator is the state-owned company ÖBB, which serves almost the entire country. There are some private railway companies that are not part of ÖBB. In the corridor...

Hot Journeys