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Flying to Munich

Munich is one of the largest cities in Germany and is the capital of Bavaria. The city has six districts, including the city centre, the university area, the Olympic area, Haidhausen, Neuhausen and Nymphenburg, and Thalkirchen.

Munich is easily reached by plane, train or car. Driving is risky, however, because the traffic can get problematic at busy times of the year.

Trains arrive at or depart from the Hauptbahnof station. Trains leave frequently to locations all over Germany as well as countries that border Germany. From those cities as well as from Hauptbahnof station, essentially any European city can be reached by train.

Some popular museums in Munich are the BMW museum, Museum Brandhorst, the Deutsches Museum and the City Museum of Munich.

Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (airport code MUC) is second in passenger traffic for German airports after Frankfurt Airport. It serves as a hub for Air Berlin, Lufthansa and Augsburg Airways.

More than 90 airlines fly out of Munich Airport with the most frequent flights coming from Lufthansa, US Airways, Air Berlin, United, SAS Scandinavian and TAP Portugal. Air Berlin, Condor and Lufthansa fly to the most destinations of the carriers operating at Munich Airport.

The airport is fewer than thirty kilometres outside of the centre of Munich.

Passengers like Munich airport, as it has been rated as high as 2nd best airport in Europe by Skytrax in recent years.

Flight stats for Munich - did you know?
  • Munich is 28 km from Franz Josef Strauss Airport (Munich, Germany).
  • Franz Josef Strauss Airport (Munich, Germany)
    • Right now, 105 airlines operate out of Franz Josef Strauss Airport.
    • Franz Josef Strauss Airport offers nonstop flights to 184 cities.
    • Every week, at least 2,119 domestic flights and 7,137 international flights depart from Franz Josef Strauss Airport.

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