Airports in Munich
Munich International Airport, officially known as Franz Josef Strauß International Airport, is the second-busiest hub in Germany, processing nearly 35 million passengers each year. Located about 17 miles (28km) northeast of central Munich, 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 terminals, connected by a tent-style structure that contains shops, restaurants and other business and recreation facilities. The airport is clean and modern, with efficient service and friendly staff. In fact, Munich International Airport won Best European Airport six times between 2005 and 2011 according to research company Skytrax.
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. 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 the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).
Tel: +49 (0)89 975 00. Flight Information: +49 (0)89 975 213 13.
Munich International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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