Graz Hbf

München / Munich to Graz by train

How to travel from München / Munich to Graz by train



From München Hbf/Munich main station to Graz Hbf

Travel Information

Final Destination: Graz

All trains also call at: Munchen Ost; Stainach-Irdning

Travelling from Munchen Ost station:

These trains will call at Munchen Ost AFTER departure from Munchen Hbf.
If the starting point of journey is in central Munich/Munchen (around Marienplatz), it will be a quicker trip if you join the train at Munchen Ost.

When making a booking online on DB Bahn, it uses ‘Munich (München)’ as a default for looking up journeys from the city in the ‘From’ box.
But it is possible to select München Ost as the ‘From’ station (you need to use the German spelling with the character (the umlaut) over the ‘u’).
You won’t save any money by booking from München Ost, but the departure time of your train from Munchen Ost will be on your ticket.

2 x  direct trains per day


Book early and save: Yes

Online bookings open: 6 months ahead of the travel date

When making an online booking, check that you’re looking at booking info for a direct EC train - these trains depart from Munich at around at around 10:16 and 16:16.

Book 1st class ticket journey tickets on DB and your seat reservation is included - but they're optional when booking 2nd class tickets, or if you will be travelling with a 1st or 2nd class rail pass.

Booking agents, when looking up Munchen to Graz journeys, will see that the fastest journey from Munchen is from Munchen Ost, so can assume that this is where you want to join the train.
If you're using an agent confirm whether your ticket has been booked from Munchen Hbf or Munchen Ost; particularly if you do want to join the train at Munchen Hbf.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
DB Bahn from €27.90

DB Bahn Guide

DB is the national railway operator in Germany, so its website can be used for booking journeys by German express trains; the ICE and IC trains and it doesn't charge booking fees.
It also sells tickets for journeys by direct trains on all international routes from Germany regardless of whether DB is operating the train service.

It also sells an extensive range of end-to-end journeys which involve making connections both within Germany and in neighboring countries, but journeys between Germany and Britain cannot be booked on DB.

A key feature of DB website worth keeping mind is that it offers 1st class ticket purchasers complimentary seat reservations on journeys both within and to/from Germany.

Seat reservations for daytime in both 1st and 2nd class can also be booked separately from tickets.

Save A Train from €27.90

Save A Train Guide

Omio from €27.90

Omio Guide

Omio is an online ticket agency which offers tickets for rail journeys in France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy and Spain.

The three key advantages of using Omio are

  • it offers prices in multiple currencies
  • it usually offers price comparison with other modes of travel including flights and buses
  • when visiting Europe, you can book journeys in multiple countries in one transaction.

The disadvantage of booking with Omio is that it often adds a booking fee to the final price; therefore when it does so without offering a price advantage, SMTJ doesn't tend to offer Omio as a booking option.

Happy rail from €27.90

Happy rail Guide

Happy Rail is a Netherlands rail ticket agency which sells tickets for both national and international journeys within a range of countries including Belgium France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland.

HappyRail doesn't charge booking fees in the conventional sense, but if you're not Dutch you can expect to pay additional transaction fees, which will be added to the total cost.
That's because the most common form of online payment used in The Netherlands is 'iDEAL' and HappyRail doesn't charge a transaction fee for 'iDEAL' payments, but only Dutch residents can sign up to 'iDEAL'.
Other forms of payment include Visa debit cards will incur a fee.

Trainline from €27.90

Trainline Guide

On this journey

Journey Features

Scenic - YesNot High SpeedRiver viewsLandscape (Hills / Mountains)

Good to Know

If you won't be travelling in the summer months take the first train of the day, if you want to make the most of seeing the frequently stunning landscape.

From the first train of the day connections are available at Stainach-Irdning for Hallstatt and Bad Ischl.

This is a lovey journey with three four distinct phases.

From Munich to Salzburg it is pleasantly scenic, but between Salzburg comes the part of the journey with a wow factor as the railway follows The River Salz to Bischofshoffen with some of the journey being through a gorge.
Though when SMTJ the weather wasn't on our side, hence the lack of images.

Between Bischofshoffen and Leoben the train will spend more than two hours travelling between Alpine Valleys.

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