Munich. How to arrive from main destinations by train, car, bus


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Welcome to the Capital of Bavaria!

You say Munich and, immediately, think of beer. Indeed, the Bavarian city has become the world capital of the most famous blonde in the world. Oktoberfest, its most famous festival, has entered, rightfully, in the collective imagination.

München is a place to be discovered. A city in which art, history and tradition are inextricably linked. Suggestive places, attractions and monuments not to be missed: Marienplatz and the splendid Neo-Gothic Town Hall; the splendid Frauenkirche. Its ancient markets. The museums, the picture galleries and its beautiful parks. And, of course, historic places like the Hofbräuhaus and the Augustiner, where you can enjoy excellent beer and traditional food products.

Munich, a must stop to discover the marvelous and magical places of Bavaria, like the enchanted castles of the Ludwig. A wonderful city for an absolutely unforgettable holiday!




The international airport. Franz Josef Strauss, is located less than 30 km from the city center. It is one of the most modern and efficient airport airports in the world, well connected with direct flights with all of Europe and non-European countries. The plane, therefore, represents the most convenient and probably economic solution to reach the Bavarian city. Through our official page, all the practical information and the companies that make direct connections.


The S1 and S8 subway lines S-Bahn, allow you to reach the center; for example, the east station Ostbahnhof, Marienplatz, or the central station Hauptbahnhof. The train station is located at the 02 level of the 1 Terminal.

Considering that, in all likelihood, you are not alone, we recommend buying the advantageous Airport City Day Ticket Gruppe. Costs 23,80€ and allows, to well 5 adults, to make unlimited transfers throughout the day on the entire MVV network, including, of course, the journey to/from the airport.


A trip on the road, on board your own car, is the best solution if you want to start exploring also Bavaria. Unique and suggestive places, ideal to travel in total autonomy. Moreover, German motorways are among the most efficient and, above all, are almost free on the entire route!

Berlin is about 600 km to the north, almost all on the motorway. The city is not far from the border with Austria. Innsbruck is about 160 km, while, Salzburg, just 145 km. Who arrived from Italy, passed the Brenner, and, subsequently, Innsbruck, after 75 km enters German territory. The distance from Venice is Milan, it is around the 550 km. In France, Strasbourg, near the border, is located at 370 kilometers. Paris, however, is about 840 km.

Please note that, on some European motorway sections, there is the obligation to purchase the appropriate vignette, or Vignette, even for the single passage. More info, through this link.

Munich HBF


München Hauptbahnhof, is the Central Railway Station of the city, one of the most important junctions of the South of Germany, with regard to long-haul connections. From here, transit the InterCityExpress (ICE), InterCity (IC) / EuroCity (EC) long-distance trains DB NachtZug and CityNightLine. The station is also connected to the S-Bahn and U-Bahn. Ostbanhof and Pasing, are the other two main railway stations of the city.

Keep in mind that the HBF Station is of considerable size and, above all, involves long time to move from one interchange to another. Always account for at least 10/15 minutes if you use different trains.


Traveling by bus is an excellent solution. An increasing number of travelers, I use this means to reach the city. Flixbusin this sense, it is an excellent company that guarantees maximum reliability and truly economical prices. Also, traveling at night, you can arrive the following morning in the city, and have a whole day at your disposal to visit Munich.

Flixbus connects the main European destinations, often offering discounts, reductions and special packages at important events such as the Oktoberfest.

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