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Munich Airport & Transfer Guide

Munich Airport is a major international airport, it is a seventh busiest airport in Europe and second busiest in Germany, handling 42 million passengers in 2016. It is very popular for ski holidays as there are plenty of ski resorts are 2-hour drive from the airport. If your ski holidays start at Munich Airport, we will be more than happy to be your service provider. Here you will find all the necessary information about Munich Airport and transfer to your ski resort.

Airport Location

Munich Airport is located 40 km north of Munich city center. Munich, being the capital of Bavaria, is also famous for its open-air markets and shopping - be sure to visit the city if you have free time.


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Closest Ski Resorts to Munich Airport

After arriving in Munich Airport plenty head into Austria for the generally higher skiing, but there are many great resorts closer at hand in the Bavarian Alps and airport is located north from there. Here are some ski resorts that are close to Munich Airport. These transfer times are approximate only - weather and traffic conditions can have significant impact to transfer times. :

 

  • Alpbach (Austria) - 171 km/ 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Brixen (Italy) - 286 km/ 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Ellmau (Austria) - 151 km/ 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany) - 127 km/ 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Hopfgarten (Austria) - 154 km/ 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Innsbruck (Austria) - 204 km/ 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Kuhtai (Austria) - 200 km/ 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Lech (Austria) - 225 km/ 3 hours 40 minutes
  • St. Anton am Arlberg (Austria)  - 225km / 3hours 35 minutes
  • Ischgl (Austria) – 229km / 3hours 50minutes
  • Mayrhofen (Austria) - 196 km/ 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Kitzbuhel (Austria) - 165 km/ 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Scheffau (Austria) - 146 km/ 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Seefeld (Austria) - 166 km/ 2 hour 50 minutes
  • Solden (Austria) - 287 km/ 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Soll (Austria) - 146 km/ 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Zell (Austria) - 212 km/ 3 hours 15 minutes

 

Munich Airport Public Transport Links

The airport is located 40 km from city center or 30 km from city border, but it is easily accessed by train, bus or taxi. Due to its location, airport is a popular choice for winter sports enthusiasts to numerous ski resorts. For the most convenient travel to your selected ski resort, we highly recommend using private transfer services, because you may have to have multiple changes.

Airlines Flying to Munich Airport

Here is the list of the most common airlines flying into Munich Airport:

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Aeroflot
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air Dolomiti
  • Air France
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Condor
  • EasyJet
  • Emirates
  • Etihad Airways
  • Eurowings
  • KLM
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • NIKI
  • Norwegian
  • Ryanair
  • Scandinavian
  • Transavia
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • UTair Aviation
  • Volotea

 

Alternative Airports Nearby

Whether you are struggling to find the flight you need or a diversion is needed, it is always helpful to know the closest airports. Here are some nearby alternatives to Munich Airport:
 

  • Augsburg Airport - 85 km/ 1 hour
  • Innsbruck Airport  - 207 km/ 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Memmingen Airport - 145 km/ 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Salzburg Airport - 176 km  / 2 hours 5 minutes

 

Cost of Flying with your Ski to Munich Airport

Airline companies are charging different fees for your baggage. We have looked at the prices of the main airline company flying into Munich Airport. Here is approximate cost to travel with your own skis:

  • Aegean Airlines - € 50 per flight
  • Aeroflot - €40 per flight
  • Air Baltic - € 35 per flight
  • Air Canada - no extra charge
  • Air China - € 100 per flight
  • Air Dolomiti - € 50 per flight  
  • Air France - € 35 per flight
  • American Airlines - € 25 per flight
  • British Airways - € 45 per flight
  • Condor - € 50 per flight  
  • EasyJet - € 40 per flight
  • Emirates - € 30 per flight
  • Etihad Airways - € 200 per flight
  • Eurowings - € 50 per flight
  • KLM - € 25 per flight
  • LOT Polish Airlines - € 40 per flight
  • Lufthansa - € 50 per flight
  • NIKI - € 20 per flight
  • Norwegian - € 35 per flight
  • Ryanair - € 40 per flight
  • SAS - € 35 per flight
  • Transavia - € 29 per flight
  • Turkish Airlines - € 25 per flight
  • United Airlines - € 30 per flight
  • UTair Aviation - € 50 per flight
  • Volotea - € 30 per flight

All the baggage prices are approximate. It may change depending on departure/arrival point and other factors - we recommend to get acquainted with the airlines official info - in many cases skis can be carried as checked baggage within the free baggage allowance.

 

Important Information for Munich Airport

If you are flying into Munich Airport, here are some vital links and useful info you may need:

Munich Airport Homepage
Munich Airport Lounges
Munich Airport Real Time Departures
Munich Tourism Guide

Cost of Transfers from Munich Airport

We aim to ensure you with the best possible transfer service in Alps region. Our dynamic pricing structure guarantees that you will get the best deal - it depends on several circumstances and aspects, we don’t have fixed rates.
Here are the main factors what we consider when making you a great offer:

  • The time and day of your travel (midweek is the right choice for a discount!)
  • Chosen airport and location of resort you wish to travel
  • The number of people in your group
  • Any special additional discounts that we can offer you

Significant savings on your transfer costs are possible if traveling off-peak and off-season - the prices may differ even by 60% if you are traveling midweek and weekend.

We also take into consideration our vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilization and other costs, for example, parking or road tolls when quoting your transfer. Find out more about our transfer prices, you can do so here.
 

Transfers from Munich Airport with Alps2Alps

We never make cuts on quality and safety when offering cut-rate services for our clients. Our English speaking, professional drivers will transport you from Munich Airport to your desired ski resort in the best way possible. We are proud of our exceptional reliability and punctuality.

Our fleet of cars consists of modern Renault Trafic, Opel Vivaro and Mercedes E Class vehicles. All of our vehicles are equipped for winter conditions and comply with local authority regulation.

Find out more and book your transfer from Munich Airport here!