Munich, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Airport (MUC), Germany

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    General information

    Airport code: MUC

    Number of Terminals: 2


    There is an information desk (tel: +49-89/975 00) on level 3 of the main Munich Airport Centre (MAC) – the main concourse connecting the two terminals. In Terminal 2, information desks are located on levels 3 and 4 in Arrivals and Departures respectively. There are also several Lufthansa Service Desks located throughout Terminal 2 and a tourist information desk on level 4 of Terminal 1.

    Transfer between Terminals

    The Munich Airport Centre connects Terminal 1 with Terminal 2, which is a short walk away.

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    Terminal map and transfer info

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    Transfer info

    In Terminal 2, constructed exclusively for Lufthansa, the airline and all its partners are together under one roof.

    The two terminals are approximately 10 minutes’ walking distance apart.

    If your luggage is checked through for your connecting flight, you can use the shuttle that travels between the two terminals. The service is free of charge. Please follow the signs in the terminals.

    If your flight connection has been booked by your travel agent or your airline on a single ticket, your airline will automatically allow sufficient time for a seamless transfer.

    If you are planning to book two separate tickets (so called „Self Connecting“), please include sufficient time to clear checkpoints and to cover against potential delays of your inbound flight.

    In any case, please consider walking times at the airport plus additional time that might be necessary to clear security and immigration checks. If necessary, also include sufficient time for claiming your luggage and checking it in again. Please also expect queues in front of the checkpoints at peak times.

    Due to legal regulations, you will possibly have to pass through several security checks while going through the transfer process. Be prepared to pass border controls in case the airport you flew from and your destination are not both within the Schengen Area.

    For a comfortable transfer, and to ensure that you catch your connecting flight, it is advisable to leave plenty of time!

    Hall F is a separate building located between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. You can reach the building only on foot via the public area. Transfer passengers with connecting flights in Hall F should first follow the signs Exit/Hall F in the arrival terminal and then follow the signs to Hall F.

    Wifi is free of charge in the waiting areas of both terminals as well as the Munich Airport Center.

    The airport’s Meet & Assist Service is available to pick you up at the arrival gate and accompany you to your departure gate to make your transfer as quick and smooth as possible.

    All information for transfer passengers is also available on the airport’s website (

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    Facilities & infrastructure


    Several banks, ATMs and bureaux de change are available in the terminals.


    There is a post office in the Munich Airport Centre, between the terminals. Wireless internet access is available throughout Munich Airport: the first 30 minutes is free of charge. There is also 24-hour internet access in the Service Centre, which is located on level 3 of the Munich Airport Centre.


    There are many bars, restaurants, snack bars and cafés at Munich Airport. The Terminal 2 gallery in particular is a popular spot for drinking and dining.


    There are duty-free shops (for passengers leaving the EU) and many other outlets selling a wide variety of clothing, electronics, accessories and gifts.


    A left-luggage office is located in the Service Centre within the Munich Airport Centre. The lost property office (tel: +49-89/97 52 13 70) handles enquiries for lost items. Baggage trolleys are available and a porter service (tel: +49-89/ 97 59 97 95) is run by porters dressed in green uniforms.


    There is a 24-hour medical emergency centre, a pharmacy and a dentist. Baby changing rooms and children’s play areas and available in the terminals. Other facilities include a dry cleaning and laundry service, showers and travel agencies. The 5-star Kempinski Airport Hotel (tel: +49-89/97820;, which is adjacent to Terminal 2 and the Munich Airport Centre, offers non-guests access to its pool, fitness and spa area for a fee.

    Conference & Business

    The MAC Forum (tel: +49-89/ 97 53 43 31) can host events and exhibitions. The Municon Conference Centre (tel: +49-89/ 97 59 32 00) has 27 conference rooms accommodating four to 180 delegates. The new VIP Wing (tel: (089) 9752 1333) luxury lounge in Terminal 1 also includes conference rooms, as well as wireless internet access, a bistro, bar and shower facilities.

    Additional conference and meeting facilities are available at the on-site Kempinski Airport Hotel, which can accommodate up to 400 delegates and has a fully equipped business centre.

    There are six airline lounges and two airport-run lounges: the Atlantik and Europa lounges. Security personnel, a VIP service and relaxation rooms with beds and baths are other services available to business visitors.

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    Disabled passengers should inform the airline of any special needs and assistance required prior to travel. There are tactile systems in place for the visually impaired in Terminal 2. Wheelchairs are available free of charge from the information desks in Departures (concourses A-D and Z). There are wheelchair-accessible toilets and elevators throughout Munich Airport. Disabled parking is available in all underground and multi-storey car parks.

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    Visa & Immigration

    IATA Travel Centre

    The IATA Travel Centre delivers accurate passport, visa and health requirement information at a glance. It is a trusted, centralized source for the latest international travel requirements. The IATA Travel Centre is the most accurate source available because it is based on a comprehensive database used by virtually every airline, and information is gathered from official sources worldwide, such as immigration and police authorities.

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    Hotels in Munich


    Munich’s hotel scene offers an excellent selection of business-style accommodation, with a plentiful array of locally run guesthouses for those keeping an eye on their budget.

    For those after a more luxurious pad, the city centre has a few choice spots for pampering.

    Bayerischer Hof

    Promenadeplatz 2-6
    80333 Munich
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    Category: Expensive

    Quite simply, this beautiful spot has it all. Gorgeously furnished rooms and six bars to choose from.

    Hotel Königshof

    Karlsplatz 25
    80335 Munich
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    Category: Expensive

    The clue’s in the name. Swanky rooms and a Michelin-starred restaurant make this one of Munich’s best.

    Motel One Deutsches Museum

    Rablstraße 2
    81669 Munich
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    Category: Moderate

    Amazing rates belie a hotel that offers rooms and service you’d usually find in far pricier joints.

    H'Otello H’09

    Hohenzollernstraße 9
    80801 Munich
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    Category: Moderate

    Sleek modern rooms, with top-floor suites offering access to a stunning roof terrace.

    Hotel Deutsches Theater Garni

    Landwehrstraße 18
    80336 Munich
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    Category: Cheap

    This art nouveau-style bed and breakfast is perfect for those after a cheap stay in the heart of the action.

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    Getting around

    Public Transport

    As with other major German cities, Munich has a peerless public transport system. Its U-Bahn, S-Bahn, tramways and buses are run by MVV ( Tickets work across all forms of transport. Single tickets must be validated either on the platform or, in the cases of buses and trams, once you board. Visitors should pick up a CityTourCard to get discount travel and money off at various key sights.


    Cabs can be easily flagged down in the city, just look for the lit signs. Taxi ranks can also be found in key areas of the town. Round up the fee, but don’t worry about tipping excessively.