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Munich Airport is the international airport of the third largest city in Germany. It's 28 km from the downtown area. By the end of 2018, Munich Airport had over 46.3 million air travellers. Munich Airport is the hub for Lufthansa and Star Alliance Partner Airlines. Additionally, it is the base for Lufthansa, Eurowings.


Nordallee 25, 85356 Freising, Germany

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Minimum Connection Time in Munich Airport

It's important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It is always better to check it before booking a ticket. The MCT is also a determining factor when a traveller needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. Below you can find the minimum time needed for connecting flights in Munich Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 45 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 45 min.
  • Between international flights: 45 min.

Munich Airport terminals

Airport terminals are the separate sections which make it possible for passengers to travel between ground transport, gates and the aircraft. It is very important to check the terminal before getting to the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, because the terminals in larger airports can be far away from each other and travellers frequently need extra time to get to the right one. Munich Airport has 2 Terminals.

Terminal 1 – All Airlines except for Star-Alliance and Turkish Airlines

Terminal 2 – Lufthansa and Star-Alliance Airlines

Transport from Munich Airport to city centre

When it is the very first time travelling to a destination, it can be hard to know the most convenient way to get to the city centre. Public transport is not always accessible immediately at the airport and taxis may be costly. We suggest looking at all the alternatives ahead of the journey so you are aware of what your options are and can plan your trip respectively. For the most up-to-date information and connections of public transport go here.

Munich Airport train

  • S-Bahn-Lines S1 and S8
    Direction: Central Station (city center)
    Travel time (approx.): 35 min. to Central Station
    Operating hours: 05:30 AM - 01:00 AM, daily
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines in the airport or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 11.60 EUR (4 zones to Central Station), children single ticket starts from 1.40 EUR

Munich Airport bus

  • Lufthansa Express
    Direction: Munich Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 45 min. to Central Station
    Tickets: can be purchased directly from the driver or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 10.50 EUR (single), 17 EUR (return), children single ticket starts from 5.50 EUR (single), 11 EUR (return)
  • Flixbus
    Direction: destinations in Germany and Europe
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 5 EUR, children single ticket starts from 5 EUR

Munich Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
    Travel time (approx.): 45 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 70 EUR

Where to have a rest in Munich Airport

You can face a lengthy layover between flights, for instance if you have a delayed flight or your next flight departs the following day. In such cases, it is important to note the possible places where you can pass time and have a decent break between flights.

Munich Airport lounges

Airport lounges are facilities that give travellers a range of benefits and services, such as relaxation areas, food and beverages, WIFI, showers, etc., so passengers can wait in a pleasant and comfortable environment.

  • Airport Europe Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, Gate D, Level 5
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM, daily
    Price: 37 EUR
  • Airport World Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, Gate B, Level 6
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Price: from 48 EUR
  • Air France KLM Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, Gate D, Level 5
    Opening hours: 05:45 AM - 08:30 PM, daily
    Price: 25 EUR

Hotels at Munich Airport

Sometimes when the lounges are not suitable enough for sleep, or your flight takes off the following day, you may find it necessary to stay overnight in a hotel nearby. Sometimes hotels are situated in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the nearest hotel. We have chosen a selection of hotel alternatives in the event you opt to stay overnight before your flight.

  • ibis Munchen Airport Sued Hotel
    Price: from 65 EUR per night
    Address: Ludwigstrasse 42, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Contact: +49 81 1550570
    Website: click
  • Ramada by Wyndham Munich Airport Hotel
    Price: from 68 EUR per night
    Address: Freisingerstrasse 77, 81673 Munich, Germany
    Contact: +49 81 22959110
    Website: click
  • Hilton Munich Airport Hotel
    Price: from 143 EUR per night
    Address: Terminalstrasse Mitte 20, 85356 Munchen-Flughafen, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email:
    Website: click

Munich Airport restaurants and cafes

When travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. We have a variety of choices for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during an extensive layover, or a quick bite to take on board with you. Go here to find a full list of dining places in Munich Airport.

  • Dallmayr Bistro
    Description: Munich's gourmet food
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 4, Departures
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Brioche Dorée
    Description: high-quality French baked goods
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 4, Departures
    Opening hours: 04:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Cafe Servus
    Description: coffee and desserts
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 04, Gate E
    Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Airbräu - Next to Heaven
    Description: modern and traditional Bavarian cuisine
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 5, Departures
    Opening hours: 07.00 AM - 09.00 PM, daily
  • Airport Oliva
    Description: Mediterranean and Turkish delicacies
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 3, Arrivals
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily

Munich Airport shops

If you are that sort of traveller who tends to leave your holiday souvenir purchasing to the very last minute, or just need to spend some time before flying, then it’s a good idea to visit the airport shops. The guide below displays a selection of shops at the airport. Follow this link for a comprehensive description.

  • MyDutyFree
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Terminals 1 and 2, Level 4
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • MyCorner
    Description: books, magazines and newspapers, souvenirs, tobacco products, beverages, snacks and sweets
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 4, Departures, Gate G
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:15 PM, daily
  • Hugo Boss
    Description: menswear
    Location: Munich Airport Center, Level 3
    Opening hours: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Lacoste
    Description: sporty and classic collections for women, men, and children, accessories
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 4, Departures, Gate G
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Cee'U
    Description: German and international newspapers and magazines, travel articles for last-minute purchases
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 4, Terminal 2, Levels 4 and 5
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:45 PM, daily

Munich Airport car rental

Some places are worth travelling through by car, or it might be necessary for your trip to travel by car. This list of car hire companies will enable you to select the best option for your journey.

  • Avis
    Location: Terminalstrasse Mitte, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
    Contact: +49 89 97597600
  • Europcar
    Location: Terminalstrasse Mitte, Level 3
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +49 89 9735020
  • Sixt
    Location: Terminalstrasse Mitte, Level 3
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - midnight, daily
    Contact: +49 18 06666666

Other Munich Airport services you might need

Here are some airport services that you could also need while in the airport.

  • Pharmacy
    Location: Munich Airport Center, Level 3; Terminal 2, Levels 3, 4, and 5
    Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +49 89 978802200
  • Emergency Room
    Location: MediCare Munich Airport, Terminal 1, Gate E, Level 3
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: 112 or +49 89 97563344
  • Kinderland Children's Play Area
    Location: Munich Airport Center, Level 4, Forum
    Opening hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 12:00 PM - 18:00 PM, Sat-Sun: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Contact: +49 89 97525998

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