The main airport in Munich, just 19 miles north-east of the city is, Franz-Josef-Strauss Flughafen, the second largest hub in Germany. Over the years, Munich international airport has become one of the most important in Europe and thus offers connections to all major European cities and other worldwide locations. The airport is connected with the city centre by bus and train. Buses leave the airport terminal every 20 minutes and operate between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Suburban trains S8 from east Munich and S1 from west Munich run a service between the city centre and the airport.

Public Transport

Public transport in Munich is operated by Münchner Verkehrs und Tarifverbund GmbH, Munich Transport and Tariff Association (MVV). Renowned for its extensive network which includes the underground-Munich U-Bahn, suburban trains-Munich S-Bahn, trams and buses; you will find travelling in the city centre easy.

The main train station in Munich is Hauptbahnhof station which is located in the west of the city. Long distance trains to other German cities leave from this train station. There are two other important train stations in Munich, München-Pasing and München-Ost.

The most popular methods of transport in the city are S-Bahn and U-Bahn which are urban and regional trains. This network comprises of eight underground lines, 10 urban rail lines and other regional connections. There are also 10 tram lines, four of which operate through the night. Alternatively, you can travel by bus which covers the district of Munich.

Cycling in the city is also a popular means of travelling and you will find lots of bicycle shops where you can hire a bicycle.

Munich Travel Guide

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