Munich Airport

Munich Airport

Munich Airport is the main airport serving the city of Munich and Germany’s second busiest airport located just under 30km from the city center of Munich. Handling around 42 million passengers every year, Munich Airport ranks as Europe’s seventh busiest airport and is a hub for Lufthansa amongst other airlines.

Terminals at Munich Airport

Munich Airport is comprised of two passenger terminals, the oldest of which is Terminal 1 which was inaugurated in 1992. Terminal 1 is set to undergo a large renovation and expansion project planned for completion by 2022 which will boost its capacity and improve its facilities.

The newer Terminal 2 was first opened in 2003 and is capable of handling up to 25 million passengers per year. The terminal revolves around a central plaza section where many of the shops, restaurants and facilities are housed.

Both terminals are connected together by the Munich Airport Center, a commercial and recreational center home to a wide range of shops and restaurants in addition to an S-Bahn rail station. There is a bus shuttle service that is able to take passengers between terminals for those needing to make transfers.

Facilities at Munich Airport

There is a huge array of shopping, dining and drinking options to be found at Munich Airport in both terminals and in the Munich Airport Center connecting the two terminals. There are a range of shops to browse through to pass the time offering everything from designer goods to basic travel essentials, while the airport’s duty free shopping is the perfect place to pick up some cheap goods before flying out.

There are close to 60 restaurants, cafes and eateries to be enjoyed at Munich Airport encompassing everything from quick snack bars and fast food outlets to high-end restaurants, so you can be sure to find something you like. Both terminals are also home to a number of cafes if you simply want to relax with a drink before your flight.

Passengers traveling with children will be interested in Kinderland, a large play area for kids to enjoy located in the Munich Airport Center. There are many other amenities and facilities available at the airport such as free Wi-Fi, multiple airport lounges, pharmacies and three relaxation zones offering reclining seats for maximum comfort.

Munich Airport Travel Information

There are many ways travelers can get from Munich Airport into the center of Munich including public transport. The airport is connected to the S-Bahn network on both the S1 and S8 lines, with the journey into Munich taking around 40 minutes. Alternatively, you can hop on a number of bus routes that can take you into the city.

If you need to get to your destination directly, the best way is to get in a taxi. Licensed taxis coming in a range of sizes to suit individuals and groups of all numbers are available at the airport, with the journey into central Munich taking around 40 minutes. If you would rather have your own car during your visit, there are many leading car hire companies operating at the airport, or if you already have your own vehicle you can find ample short and long term parking which can be reserved online.

*This information is correct as of April 2017



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Munich Airport

Flughafen München,
Nordallee 25,
85356 München,

Tel:49 89 975-00


 Location Details

Longitude:11° 46' 59'' E
Latitude:48° 21' 0'' N

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