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.
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.
|Salzburg Airport (Austria)||111km|
|Allgäu Airport Memmingen||121km|
|Innsbruck Airport (Austria)||126km|
|Linz Airport (Austria)||179km|
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
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.
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.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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:
- TUI fly Deutschland
- SunExpress Deutschland
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Munich
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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!
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