How to take the rail journey from London to Munich/München

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London to München / Munich by train

There are two optimum routes when taking a train from London to Munich / München during the day:
1, Travelling by day via Paris
2. Travelling by day via Bruxelles

The daytime connections via Paris are sold as end-to-end journeys by ticket agents, but the daytime route via Bruxelles can be a good option if you will making this journey with a Eurail or InterRail pass; or if won't mind booking separate tickets for different parts of the journey.
Making the effort to do so can be worth it if you'd rather avoid what can be an awkward transfer between stations in the French capital.

Though on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays it is possible to take the 14:31 Eurostar from London and connect into the Nightjet train which typically departs from Paris at 19:58; though think twice, as the train is due into Munchen Ost station (and not the main station) before 06:00.

Routes you can take to go from London to München / Munich

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est/Paris Est

Option 1: by day with one connection in Paris

Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord, Paris Gare de l'Est/Paris Est and Stuttgart Hbf

Option 2: by day, connecting in Paris and Stuttgart

Route Information

Via stations: Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Option3: by day, connecting in Bruxelles and Frankfurt

Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est/Paris Est

Option 4: by night via Paris on Tues/Thurs/Sunday
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