What safety measures are in place when I land at the airport in Munich?
Please click here to find the latest safety measures being taken at Munich Airport.
Is the Air-Rail Link currently operating to/from Birmingham International train station?
The Air-Rail Link is operating between the hours of 03:30 - 00:30.
What shops, bars and restaurants are currently open at the airport?
Most of our outlets are back open at the airport. Please click here for my information.
Should I arrive earlier at the airport than normal?
All passengers are encouraged to arrive at the terminal in line with the check-in opening times for their flight.
What can I expect in Munich?
History buffs will not be disappointed by the city, and there’s also plenty of opportunities to engage with the beautiful architecture. With over 80 museums ranging from potatoes -yep, potatoes- to the largest science and technology museum on Earth, prepare to be blown away.
Be sure to immerse yourself in the city’s food scene. Try the famous Munich bagel and sausage and the Germknödel – a typically Bavarian dessert with Austrian influences. Nightlife in Munich is one of the most vibrant in Europe, but it isn’t just clubs and discos. The many breweries that are scattered around the city attract millions every year, and there are plenty of quieter restaurants and pubs where children are welcome.
What is the flight time to Munich?
The approximate flight time to Munich is 1 hour 45 mins.
What is the weather like in Munich?
The high season in Munich varies. Whilst the city’s good weather encourages visitors from June – August, the arrival of Oktoberfest transforms the city. If you’re attending Oktoberfest in Munich, it’s sensible to book accommodation a year in advance due to its immense popularity. The Christmas markets in December also cannot be ignored. With markets dotted around the city from the end of November to December 24th, there’s no better way to get into the festive spirit. Expect prices to be higher throughout all these peak times.
Why should I visit Munich?
Munich is Germany’s third-largest city, and it definitely doesn’t do things in halves. Lively beer gardens, countless museums and the famous bratwurst sausage - it caters for pretty much everything.
The hub of European architecture and culture, Munich is home to the Deutsches Museum, one of the oldest museums in the world. As well as countless art galleries and theatres, Munich also hosts the most famous beer hall in the world – the Hofbrauhaus am Platzl. If beer is your thing then you can’t miss the Hirschgarten – the largest beer garden on the planet with an impressive 8000 seats.
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