Welcome to Munich - Airports and transfers
Munich airportAt 15 minutes by train from Munich's main train station, with 48 million passengers, is the 2nd largest airport in Germany. Lines S1 and S8 of the Munich S-Bahn serve the airport in about 40 minutes from Munich Central Station (every 20 minutes during the day). By car, take exit no. 6 of the A92 motorway. Photo: © Flughafen München GmbH
The airport of Munich : www.munich-airport.de
Nuremberg AirportAn alternative to Munich airport is Nürnberg airport, ideal for visiting other beautiful Bavarian cities such as Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Regensburg and Nuremberg. There are regular flights without changes to Paris, Madrid, Malaga, London, Pisa, Amsterdam or Kopenhagen. The underground line U2 takes you to the city centre in 12 minutes. Photo: © Nürnberg Airport
The Airport of Nuremberg: www.airport-nuernberg.de
Travelling by trainA very good alternative to flying to Munich is to travel by train, so you can enjoy the beautiful German landscape and reduce your impact on the environment. The German railways (DB) and companies in your country offer attractive packages, often including hotel accommodation. Here are some examples of trips: Paris-Munich by TGV or DB in 5h30. Basel-Munich in 5 hours. From Berlin or Vienna in 4 hours. A new central station is under construction. Photo: © München Tourismus - Rudolf Sterflinger
Weblinks - Aviation• www.lufthansa.com
Weblinks - By train• www.bahn.de
• Munich Main Station
Public transport networkMunich has a very good public transport network by tram, bus, underground (U-Bahn) and S-Bahn (S-Bahn). There are different fares depending on the length of the journey (zones). Since December 2019, the system is simpler with zone M for a large part of the city. A trip to Munich (valid for 1 hour) costs €3.30 (6-14 year olds €1.50), a day ticket costs €7.80 (6-14 year olds €3.20) and is valid until 6am the next day. There is also a group day ticket for 5 people at € 14.80 (a child aged 6-12 years counts as half). Also available is a multi-ride or short-distance ticket in Munich at €1.70 for 2 (S-/U-Bahn/X-Bus) or 4 stations (Tram or Bus). ATTENTION you have to stamp the ticket just before use (except for a purchase on a bus or tram). From the airport a one-way ticket is 11,50 € better to take the group day ticket at 24,30 € or individual day ticket at 14 €. More information on www.mvv-muenchen.de. Photo: © 2017 MVV GmbH
The Munich Card, the all-rounder for touristsThe München Card is the official guest card of the city of Munich for your sightseeing tours. It includes an MVV day ticket in the chosen area of validity and discounts of up to 70% at many sights, attractions, tours, shopping and gastronomic partners. The Munich Card is available as an individual or children's card and as a group card for a group of 2 persons up to 5 persons - two children between 6 and 14 years of age are considered as one person.
You can buy it online here www.turbopass.com or anywhere in Munich (KVB automat, hotels, tourist office, etc.).
Bike rentalThere are many bike rental points in Munich and many hotels can provide you with bikes, you can also use the bikes for free rental all over the city but beware of the relatively high prices over time (you have to download the app and give a credit card number. Simpler :
• Our local partner for guided tours also offers bike tours on request. Please contact us by e-mail at e-mail here.