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.

Location

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. 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 has Munich Airport?

There are three terminals at Munich Airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Satellite Terminal 2. The last mentioned and newest terminal is accessible only with the automated people mover system via 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

Transportation

Car

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 € 70.-. 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
€ 70.-

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.

Services

Flights

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 (LH)
  • TUI fly Deutschland (X3)
  • SunExpress Deutschland (XG)
  • Eurowings (EW)
  • Condor (DE)

Accommodations

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.

luxury

Hilton Munich Airport, Oberding

Located between terminals 1 and 2 in Munich Airport, this grand hotel has a striking glass façade, a spa with pool and a 24-hour gym. Rooms feature large, soundproofed windows.

family

Moxy Munich Airport, Oberding

Located in Schwaig bei München, just less than a 5-minute drive from Munich Airport, this hotel offers stylish accommodation with free WiFi access, as well as on-site fitness facilities.

business

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.

luxury

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.

business

gambino hotel CINCINNATI, Munich

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

family

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 and a spa area.

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!

Ticket

Munich CityTourCard: Public Transport & Discounts

Take advantage of the wide range of benefits that the Munich City Tour Card has to offer. Make the most out of your trip to Munich with free travel on the public transport and many discounts, free admission, souvenirs, and free treats at selected partners

Activity

Day Trip to Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castles from Munich

This day-trip takes you to the splendid castles of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria. Visit fairytale Neuschwanstein and intimate Linderhof, lunch in Hohenschwangau, and take a small detour through the little town of Oberammergau.

Tour & transport

FC Bayern München Football and Allianz Arena Tour

Take part in a unique tour of Munich, and especially the Munich of FC Bayern and football. Visit the iconic locations and dive deep into the history of the championship record-holders.

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