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Munich Airport

General information

Munich Airport is the second busiest airport in the country and consists of Terminal 1 (Gates A-E), Terminal 2 (Gates G-H), Satellite Terminal 2 (Gates K-L) and the München Airport Center (MAC). The airport in Bavaria, also known as Franz Josef Strauss Airport, is an important base for Lufthansa and Eurowings. Munich Airport is the only airport in the world that has its own brewery, called Airbräu.


Where is Munich Airport situated?

The airport is located northeast of the capital of the German state of Bavaria (Bayern), close to the town of Freising. By road, Munich Airport is easily accessible via motorway A92 München-Deggendorf, take exit 6 (Flughafen München) from the south or exit 7 (Freising-Mitte) from the north.

How many terminals does Munich Airport have?

There are three terminals at Munich Airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Satellite Terminal 2. Lufthansa and Star Alliance members make use of Terminal 2. Terminal 2 and Satellite Terminal 2 are jointly owned by Munich Airport (60%) and Lufthansa (40%).

Does Munich Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?

Yes, Munich Airport has an Automated People Mover which is called the Personal Transit System (PTS). The PTS connects Terminal 2 with Satellite Terminal 2.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Munich Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.

Airport Distance
Salzburg Airport (Austria) 111km
Allgäu Airport Memmingen 121km
Innsbruck Airport (Austria) 126km
Nuremberg Airport 137km
Linz Airport (Austria) 179km
Friedrichshafen Airport 185km
Stuttgart Airport 193km



The distance from Munich Airport to the centre of Munich is 38 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Munich.

From MUC Airport to Munich City centre by Car
38 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Munich Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Munich Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Munich Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Munich Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Munich Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Munich is about € 95.-. Book your taxi at Munich Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MUC Airport to Munich City centre by Taxi
38 km
30 min
€ 95.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Munich Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Munich Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Munich Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Munich Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Munich Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Munich Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Munich Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Lufthansa
  • TUI fly Deutschland
  • SunExpress Deutschland
  • Eurowings
  • Condor


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Munich Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Novotel München Airport, Freising

Located directly at Munich Airport, this hotel is 700 metres from Flughafen Besucherpark Station. It offers modern rooms with flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is also available.

Hotels in Munich

Looking for the best hotels in Munich? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Opera, Munich

In a quiet part of Munich city centre, this charming hotel offers a pretty courtyard garden and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. Marienplatz Square is just a 10-minute walk away.


gambino hotel CINCINNATI, Munich

Gambino hotel CINCINNATI offers accommodation in Munich, 20 metres from Fasangarten metro station. Free WiFi is provided.


Hotel Munich City, Munich

This hotel is located near the Oktoberfest Beer Festival grounds and a 10-minute walk from Munich Main Station. The non-smoking Hotel Munich City offers free WiFi, a garden terrace. Rooms at Hotel Munich City feature modern furnishings.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Munich Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


CityTourCard Munich: Public Transport & Discounts

Take advantage of the wide range of benefits that the CityTourCard Munich has to offer. Make the most out of your trip to Munich with free travel on the public transport, plus many discounts at selected partners.


Munich: City Tour & FC Bayern Munich Soccer Arena Tour

Visit the home of FC Bayern Munich and take a bus tour of Munich to see the main sights of the city. Visit iconic locations and dive deep into the history of the championship record-holders.

Tour & transport

From Munich: Dachau Memorial Site Half-Day Trip

Visit the memorial site at Dachau on a half-day tour from Munich. Learn about the history and workings of the former concentration camp, and explore the surviving buildings and museum.


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