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Munich Airport

The main airport serving the city of Munich is the Munich International Airport (MUC) and it is located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the city center. The airport offers all the basics; groceries, medical center, restaurants, spa and a tourist office. These are mostly located in the Munich Airport Center (MAC) between the terminals. There is also the MAC-Forum, Europe's largest roofed outdoor area that hosts events such as ice skating in winter and beach volleyball in summer.

Ground Transportation

Plan your trip with MVV (Munich transit authority) Journey Planner.

Free MVV IOS and Android apps are also available for planning, however, reviewers on both Apple and Goole stores have reported problems purchasing tickets through the app.

The S-Bahn easily connect the airport to Munich Central Station (München Hauptbahnhof). The commute is around 35 minutes, and runs every 10 minutes (reduced frequency at night).

The S-Bahn stops at two stations at the airport: Besucherpark (parking and Visitors Park) and Flughafen München (Terminal 1 and 2). The S1 (west) and S8 (east) are the main lines between the city and airport.

A single day 4-zone pass is €11.00, and a 5-zone pass is €12.10. Tickets can be purchased from the tourist office in the airport or from the many machines. Validate tickets by stamping them in the marked machines before boarding the S-Bahn at the top of the escalator or within the station.

There are bus services in front of terminal 1 off level 3, as well as terminal 2 at level 4. Most offer service to central Munich, but there are also some options to nearby attractions, cities and villages.

Lufthansa express bus is available to the Hauptbahnhof via Schwabing quarter for €10.50 one-way or €17 return. Buses run every 15 minutes and the trip takes about 45 minutes. It is open to passengers of any airline.

You can arrange for a taxi with major companies beforehand, or pick one up outside the departure and arrival areas of Terminal 1 and 2 with a service point on level 3 in Terminal 2.

The fare between the airport and city should be around €70.

Airport to Science Congress Center

From the airport (Flughafen München) to the conference venue (Walther-von-Dyck Straße 10).

Fastest connections:
Science Congress Center to Banquet

From conference venue (Walther-von-Dyck Straße 10 or Garching-Forschungszentrum Station) to banquet (Löwenbräukeller). Please be aware of construction at Sendlinger Tor beginning at 22:30. Plan accordingly.