Passenger guide - Munich airport (MUC) 

 
Munich airport (MUC)

Munich Airport, opened on May 17, 1992, is one of the busiest in Germany and Europe. It operates with different flights around the globe.

Official Website: munich-airport.com
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2, open 24 hours a day. The Munich Airport Center is a shopping area connecting the two terminals.
Airlines: Terminal 1 (Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Arabia Maroc, AirBaltic, Air Cairo, Air Europa, Air France, Air Nostrum, AirX Charter, Alitalia, AlMasria Universal Airlines, American Airlines, Arkia, Atlantic Airways, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Corendon Airlines, Delta Air Lines, EasyJet, El Al, Ellinair, Emirates, Finnair, Flybe, FlyEgypt, Freebird Airlines, Germania, Iberia, Icelandair, Jet2.com, KLM, Korean Air, Mahan Air, Meridiana, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Nouvelair, Onur Air, OpenSkies, Pegasus Airlines, People's Viennaline, Privilege Style, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Ryanair, S7 Airlines, Saudia, SkyWork Airlines, Small Planet Airlines, SmartLynx, SunExpress, TAROM, Transavia, TUIfly, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ural Airlines, Utair, Volotea, Vueling); Terminal 2 (Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air Dolomiti, Air Malta, All Nippon Airways, Austrian Airlines, Bmi Regional, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, Etihad Airways, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair, Oman Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Air Portugal, Thai Airways, United Airlines).
Annual passenger traffic: More than 42.2 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +49 899 7500. Flight information: Tel +49 899 752 1313. The central information desk is found on level 3 of the Munich Airport Center and is available around the clock. Other information points are located on levels 3 and 4 of the terminals and open from 6:00 am to 10:30 pm.

 

The airport is located 29 km (18 miles) northeast from the city centre.

 
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Bus - There are numerous services to surrounding cities, with stops in front of the central area. The Luthansa Express Bus (Tel +49 8932 3040) travels to Schwabing Nord and Munich main station every 15 minutes, between 6:30 am and 10:30 pm. Journey time is approximately 45 min. and the fare is €10.50.
In addition, there are direct buses between the airport and the Messe München exhibition center every 20 min. from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Tickets cost €9.00 and the trip takes around 45 min. More information: Tel +49 899 492 0720.
Flixbus (Tel +49 303 0013 7300), Bus and Fly (Tel +49 9513 9595), MVV (Tel +49 894 142 4344), Stadtwerke Landshut (Tel +49 800 087 1871), Student Agency (Tel +420 841 101 101), Scharf (Tel +49 812 297 500), INVG (Tel +49 841 9743 9333), Eurolines (Tel +49 619 6207 8501) and Autobusy VKJ (Tel +420 376 311 022) provide transportation to different cities within Germany and neighbouring countries, such as Erding, Erlangen, Freising, Ingolstadt, Nuremberg, Praga, Schwaig and Wartenberg.

Train - Every 10 minutes, trains from S-Bahn München (Tel +49 892 035 5000) leave for the city centre from the station located between the terminals. Line S1 runs to Ostbahnhof and Munich central station, where you can board services to other locations in the area. Other stops include Neufahrn, Moosach, Laim and Marienplatz. Line S8 links the airport with Ismaning, Ostbahnhof, Isartor, Marienplatz, Karlsplatz/Stachus, Laim and Pasing. Travel time to downtown Munich is 40-45 min.

Taxi - Sedans and minibuses available on level 4 of Terminal 1, levels 3 and 4 of Terminal 2, and level 3 of the central area. The trip to the city centre takes around 45 minutes and the official operator is IsarFunk Taxizentrale (Tel +49 899 758 5050).

Further information

 

Offices are located in the central area.

Avis/Budget (Tel +49 899 759 7600 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Buchbinder/Global Drive (Tel +49 892 0352 3050 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +49 899 788 0410 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +49 899 735 020 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +49 8997 8860 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, weekends from 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +49 180 666 6666 - 5:30 am to 0:00 am)
Thrifty (Tel +49 899 788 612 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)

 

The airport has banks (6:30 am to 9:30 pm), ATMs, postal, fax and copying services, VIP lounges, charging stations, internet kiosks and Wi-Fi access free of charge. In the central area and the nearby hotels there are conference and meeting rooms.

Food and Drinks- Both terminals and the central area have numerous restaurants, coffee shops, fast food outlets and bars. The airport has its own brewery (Airbräu). Amo, Backstube Wünsche, Bubbles, Cloud 7, Fürstenlounge, Lenbachs, Leysieffer, McDonald's, Schuhbeck's and Sissi & Franz are open around the clock.
Shopping- Duty-free stores on the Departures level of the terminals. Other options include souvenirs, accessories, clothing, cosmetics, jewellery, electronics, flowers, press, books, toys, tobacco, footwear.
Baggage- Trolleys available for €1.00 at the Munich Airport Center, the Departures areas and the underground car parks. Porters in the Arrivals and Departures areas, from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm (Tel +49 899 759 9795). Left luggage (24 hours a day) and lost and found office (6:00 am to 11:00 pm) at the service center located on level 3 of Terminal 1 (Tel +49 899 752 1470 / 1475).
Other Services- Children's playgrounds, medical and dental clinics, baby changing facilities, pharmacies, hairdresser's, shoeshine, prayer rooms, spas, beauty parlor, laundry, gas station, massage chairs, showers.

 

Inside the enclosure there is a wide parking choice for short and long stays. Valet parking service outside modules B and D of Terminal 1 and level 4 of Terminal 2. More information: Tel +49 8997 5222. Rates

P1-P4, P9, P10 - Underground car parks for short stays in front of Terminal 1.
P5, P7, P8 - Parking lots located underground opposite Terminal 1, for long stays.
P20 - Covered spaces next to Terminal 2.
P26 - Underground garage adjacent to the central area.
P41 - Remote sector with free buses.
P80, P81 - Areas away from the main building, connected through the train services.
P51 - Adjacent to the visitors park.
P35 - Directly across the general aviation terminal.

 

There are ramps, lifts, escalators, accessibles restrooms, Braille signage, tactile guidance systems, reserved parking spaces, special service counter in the check-in hall of Terminal 2, free wheelchairs at the information points. Notify your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at least 48 hours in advance.

 

On levels 4 and 5 of Terminal 2 there are private cabins from Napcabs (Tel +49 899 4389 4250). The Hilton Munich Airport (Tel +49 899 7820) is situated between the terminals, while the Novotel München Airport (Tel +49 899 705 130) is found inside the grounds. Some alternatives nearby are: NH München Airport (Tel +49 8122 9670), Mövenpick Hotel Munich Airport (Tel +49 811 8880), MOXY Munich Airport (Tel +49 812 255 3610), Holiday Inn Express Munich Airport (Tel +49 812 295 880), Arcadia Hotel Munich Airport (Tel +49 812 295 9110), Hotel Gasthof Alte Post (Tel +49 8122 5259), Ibis München Airport Süd (Tel +49 811 550 570). You can make reservations at the airport's central information counter.

 
 
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Latest updates: November, 27, 2017