Munich Airport

General information

Munich Airport is the second busiest airport in the country and consists of Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Satellite Terminal 2 and the München Airport Center (MAC).  The airport, also known as Franz Josef Strauss Airport, is an important base for Lufthansa and Eurowings.


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 two terminals at Munich Airport: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 (T2, ST2).

Airport Map



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

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, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz, Budget, Sixt, 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 (LH)
  • TUI fly Deutschland (X3)
  • SunExpress Deutschland (XG)
  • Eurowings (EW)
  • Condor (DE)


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.


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.


Moxy Munich Airport, Schwaig bei München

Located in Schwaig bei München, just less than a 5-minute drive from the Munich Airport, this elegant and technologically advanced 3-star hotel is part of the Marriott International Group and offers stylish accommodation with free WiFi access.


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.


Platzl Hotel - Superior, Munich

A 2-minute walk from the Marienplatz Square and the Hofbräuhaus Brewery, this hotel in Munich city centre offers a free spa, a 16th-century restaurant, and soundproofed rooms with flat-screen TVs. Free Wi-Fi is also included.


Buddy Hotel, Munich

Buddy Hotel offers centrally-located accommodation in Munich. The hotel concept combines lean services and smart technologies.

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!


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


Day Trip to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles

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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