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Airports in Munich

Munich International Airport (MUC)


Munich International Airport, officially known as Franz Josef Strauß International Airport, is the second-busiest hub in Germany. The facility is connected to the city by efficient public transport links, making it a convenient gateway to one of Germany's most interesting cities.

The airport is made up of two main terminals, connected by a tent-style structure that contains shops, restaurants and other business and recreation facilities. Munich Airport opened a new terminal in 2016. The airport is clean and modern, with efficient service and friendly staff. In fact, Munich International Airport has won Best European Airport several times.


The airport is situated 18 miles (29km) northeast of the centre of Munich.

Getting to the city

Frequent commuter trains run by day and most of the night to various Munich stations, including the main stations for connections to major European cities. The airport train station is just outside the terminals. Taxis are available, as are buses to many regional destinations and the main train station. It takes about 20 minutes by train and about 45 minutes by road to reach the city centre.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).


Tel: +49 (0)89 975 00. Flight Information: +49 (0)89 975 213 13.

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Munich International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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