Munich is currently served by Munich (Munchen) Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which ensures the smooth arrivals and departures of many international and domestic flights.
Despite being the second busiest airport in Germany, Munich Airport is small yet comprehensive. With only 2 terminals, getting around is a breeze. Visitors can access the city easily via the Airport-Bus from the airport every 20 minutes. The cost is around €10 for adults and €5 for children. There are also other bus links between the airport and other towns and cities in Bavaria. Another quicker option to take a taxi, which is also widely available at the airport, though taxi fares are relatively expensive, at around €50.
At Munich Airport itself, passengers can indulge in fine dining at the variety of bars and good-quality restaurants. There are also fast-food outlets, cafes, self-service snack bars and even the world’s first airport brewery available. With a wide range of stores at the airport, passengers can purchase items from Bavarian delicacies, clothes, toys to various other souvenirs. While Terminal 1 has more than 40 retail outlets, Terminal 2 has over 110 shops over three levels.
Besides shopping and dining outlets, the airport also has a visitor terrace at Terminal 2, airport tours and even a cinema which screens aviation-related movies. Other facilities include a 24-hour health centre, a pharmacy, post office, perfumery, hairdresser, bookshops and money exchange booths. If lost, passengers may also consult the information centre where interactive and informative kiosks abound.
For hotels in close proximity to the airport, look no further than Kempinski Hotel Airport München or Novotel München Airport. Both hotels provide excellent accomodation, and is extremely convenient and ideal for tourists. Equipped with a wheelchair-access shower and other facilities, both Kempinski Hotel Airport München and Novotel München Airport cater effectively to the needs of disabled guests as well.