Munich Airport

Flights from Munich Airport


Munich Airport Information

Munich Airport is the gateway to Bavaria, and is 28.5km away from the city centre. This international airport is Germany's second busiest, and offers flights to nearly 250 destinations. This places it firmly in the top 5 global airports with the most routes.


Terminals at Munich Airport

Munich Airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is the older, having opened in 1992, while terminal 2 opened in 2003. The two terminals are connected by the Munich Airport Center (MAC), a massive shopping mall which sits between the two buildings. A shuttle bus runs between the two terminals.


Shops at Munich Airport

There are around 150 shops at Munich Airport, many of which are inside the MAC. Shops include big designer brands as well as the airport essentials (newsagents, duty free and kiosks selling souvenirs for your family back home).


Restaurants at Munich Airport

Places to eat include international chains as well as local German favourites. There are over 60 places to grab a bite, spread across the two terminals and the MAC. Terminal 2 is designed to feel like a Munich food market, with an open plan dining area. Dallmayr Bistro focuses on high-end food, Mangostin Airport has beautiful Asian-inspired interior, and Cloud 7 has an unrivalled view of the airplanes taking off and landing.


Lounges at Munich Airport

There are seven lounges at Munich Airport. The Atlantic Lounge in Terminal 1 is free for some Aer Lingus business class passengers and points holders, but economy passengers on all airlines can access it for €29.75 per person. The Europa lounge, also in terminal 1, charges the same.


Amenities at Munich Airport

Munich Airport has free unlimited Wi-Fi. There's a play area for children, Kinderland, in the public area of the airport. Access for an hour costs €2, and you can get your child's face painted for €4. Wheelchair-friendly toilets are available in every terminal.


Getting to Munich Airport



It takes around half an hour to drive from downtown Munich to the airport. The airport is well signposted from the A9 motorway heading north out of the city. Car hire at Munich Airport is available from the car rental centre, between the two terminals. Car rental agencies operating from Munich Airport include Avis, Europcar, Enterprise and Budget.



The S1 and S8 S-bahn (overground rail) lines connect Munich Airport with the city centre. Tickets from the airport cost €11.20 for a single, and €12.80 for a day ticket. Remember to stamp your ticket before boarding the train, or you could be fined €60. The journey into Munich takes around 40 minutes.



The Lufthansa Express Bus offers a non-stop connection between Munich Airport and the city centre. This takes around 45 minutes. Although the bus is sponsored by Lufthansa, passengers on all airlines can use the service. Single tickets cost €11 when bought direct from the driver, and return tickets are €18. There's a small discount for booking online in advance.  If you're going further afield, you can hop on an intercity Flixbus.



There are taxi ranks outside the airport. Expect to pay around €60 for the trip, which takes around 45 minutes depending on traffic.


This information is correct as of June 2017

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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

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