Information & Facts
Taxis are available, as are buses to many regional destinations
and the main train station. IsarFunk Taxizentrale operates services
form Minuch airport. Tel: (089) 45 0540. The journey time to the
city centre is approximately 45 minutes and costs around EUR35 to
Car hire companies represented include Avis, Europcar, Hertz,
National and Sixt.
Frequent commuter trains run by day and most of the night to
various Munich stations, including the main stations for
connections to major European cities. Taxis are available, as are
buses to many regional destinations and the main train station. It
takes about 20 minutes by train and about 45 minutes by road to
reach the city centre.
Tel: +49 (0)89 975 00. Flight Information: +49 (0)89 975 213
The airport has several restaurants and bars, duty free and
other shops, shower facilities and a pharmacy. ATMs and currency
exchange desks are available in Arrivals and Departures. Disabled
facilities are good; passengers with special needs should contact
their airline in advance.
German is the official language. English is also widely
spoken and understood.
The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR), divided into 100 cents.
ATMs and exchange bureaux are widely available. The major credit
cards are becoming more widely accepted in many large shops, hotels
and restaurants, although Germans themselves prefer to carry cash.
Travellers cheques are best cashed at exchange bureaux, as banks
often won't change them. The quickest and most convenient way to
change money is to obtain cash from one of the ATM machines that
are ubiquitous features on all German streets. Banks are closed on
weekends, but exchange bureaux at airports and main railway
stations are open daily from 6am to 10pm.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last
Sunday in October).