To get from Munich Airport to the Munich city centre, you have several options. You can take a taxi or private car, ride the bus, or travel by train. Below is a comparison of each option.
Trains from Munich Airport to the Munich City Centre:
Follow signs to the S-Bahn station in Munich Airport’s main terminal. Once there, purchase a train ticket and walk to the platforms. From the airport train station, ride the suburban train line 1 (S1) or line 8 (S8) to the Hauptbahnhof (main train station) or another station in the city centre. The total journey takes 40 minutes. More information about this route can be found here.
Buses from Munich Airport to the Munich City Centre:
Lufthansa Airport buses run regularly from just outside the Munich Airport. Buses run every 20 minutes at peak periods. The trip takes 40 minutes to get to the Hauptbahnhof in Munich. A ticket costs 10.50 euros one-way and 17.00 euros round-trip. More information about Munich airport buses can be found here.
Taxis from Munich Airport to the Munich City Centre:
A taxi from Munich Airport to Munich costs around 60.00 euros. More information can be found here. Private cars can be more or less expensive, depending on what kind of service you choose.