Munich Airport

This information is correct as of October 2016.

Munich International Airport is Bavaria's largest airport and Germany's second busiest. It's a major international hub, with flights from 66 countries worldwide. It has two terminals and is packed with fantastic amenities. In fact, it's home to Europe's largest covered beer garden, so you can raise one last stein: we like it so much we've written all about it.

Our Munich Airport guide has all the information you need before you travel, but if you're ready to book click here to compare flights from Munich (and here for flights to Munich).

Parking at Munich Airport

There are three official car parking options at Munich Airport: Budget, Terminal and Premium. Budget is ideal if you're looking for cheap parking at Munich Airport, and is a shuttle ride from the terminal. The premium car park has a valet service, ideal if you're in a hurry.

Restaurants at Munich Airport

Munich made it into Skytrax's top ten airports for dining in 2016, and even topped the list back in 2014. There are lots of places to eat and drink in both terminals, ranging from fast food to fine dining.

Munich Airport shops

Both terminals at Munich Airport have a huge number of shops where you can spend the last of your Euros. There's a great range in the Munich Airport Centre (MAC Forum) on level 3 of Terminal 1. Lufthansa and Star Alliance passengers can enjoy browsing 110 shops in terminal 2.

Munich Airport lounges

Emirates, Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France and KLM lounges are reserved for passengers of those airlines. Anyone can use the Atlantic and Europe lounges, as long as you pay by Mastercard, Visa or American Express. Exclusive lounges are available in the VIP Wing.

Hotels close to Munich Airport

Early flights are easier when you stay near the airport. There's a Kempinski and a Hilton between the terminals, and several hotels near Munich Airport with a shuttle service. Novotel, Movenpick and Holiday Inn are a few of the brands you'll see when you compare hotels in Munich.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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It takes 30-40 minutes to drive into the city centre, depending on traffic. The city and the airport are connected by the Bundesautobahn 9 motorway. The easiest way to get on and off the motorway is to drive through the Englischer Garten on the way in or out of the city. Compare car hire from Munich Airport.

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The easiest way to reach the city centre is to take the S-bahn (overground train) from the station beside the airport. Lines S1 and S8 both go to the city centre. You need to validate your ticket before boarding the train (stamp it at a machine) otherwise you could end up with a €60 fine.

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The Lufthansa Airport bus calls at Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Munich Airport Centre. It leaves the airport every 15 minutes and takes about 35 minutes to reach the main train station (Munich Hauptbahnhof) in the city centre. You can buy your ticket direct from the driver: prices start at €10.50.

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There are four taxi stands outside Terminal 1, one outside Terminal 2 and one in the central area between terminals. Taxis in Munich are metered. The base rate is about €3.70. You can expect to pay about €1.90 per kilometre for the first five kilometres, €1.70 for the next five and €1.60 for each kilometre after that. Expect to pay about €50 for a trip to the city centre. There's a flat rate of €63 from the airport to the Neue Messe München convention centre.

 Who flies to Munich

 Airport Contact Details

Munich Airport

Flughafen München,
Nordallee 25,
85356 München,

Tel:49 89 975-00


 Location Details

Longitude:11° 46' 59'' E
Latitude:48° 21' 0'' N

 Airport Location

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