How to Get from Munich Airport to Munich City Center
The airport of Munich (named after Franz Josef Strauss - a former Bavarian prime minister) is one of the busiest air hubs in Germany. It’s considered one of the best airports not only in Europe but also in the whole world. Although it’s located rather far from the city center (about 40 km), one can easily reach Munich downtown. To do that, one can use taxi cabs, individual transfers, or public transportation.
Taxi from Munich Airport to Munich City Center
At Munich Airport, one can order an official taxi via a special desk within the arrivals zone. The average price for cab travel to the central railway station or any other destination in the city center is €70-75. The journey time is around 40 minutes (in case there are no traffic jams on the roads). Be careful when dealing with illegal taxi drivers as they may easily overcharge you. One may also order a car online or via phone: there are lots of taxi firms operating in the city and its surroundings.
Transfer from Munich Airport to the City Center
Wish to plan your trip beforehand and reach Munich city center as fast as possible? Then private transfers by Kiwitaxi will suit you best. With us, you won’t have to look for any rank or stop: you will be met by your driver in the airport arrivals area. A journey by taxi transfer will be smooth and pleasant: your car will be comfortable and air-conditioned. Getting to the city center costs from €68. A payment for your transfer can be made by credit card online or in cash to the driver after the ride.
Need to get back to the airport after a while? Reserve a return transfer from Munich city center.
Public Transportation from Munich Airport to the City Center
You can catch S-Bahn trains to get to Munich city center from the airport (use Lines S1 or S8). The fare will depend on the type of your ticket. The Airport-City-Day-Ticket for 1 person costs €13, and for a group of up to 5 people - €24.3.
Also, you can reach the city center from the airport by bus. Its final stop is the rail station in the center. An adult ticket costs €11 if purchased from the driver. A ticket for a child under 14 costs €6. If you buy tickets online, they will be €0.5 cheaper.
Note that public transport doesn’t operate round the clock. If you arrive at the airport late at night, consider reserving a private transfer or a taxi.
The capital of Bavaria is home to one of the world’s most famous festivals - Oktoberfest. It takes place from mid or late September to the first weekend in October.