Public Transport System

The public transport system in Munich and Garching is operated by MVV.

You can reach us easily by metro and bus (see here for more details). Furthermore, moving around in Munich and Garching and its surroundings is very convenient by public transportation. Choosing the correct ticket can be challenging, though. Therefore, we provide a brief overview of the tickets you will likely use most often:

The Journey Planner provided by MVV will also suggest the different ticket options.

From ... to ...single tripcommuters
Garching City to G. Forschungszentrum1 short trip (1.70€) or 1 stripe of stripe ticket (1.40€) 
Ismaning to G. Forschungszentrumsingle ticket, zones 1-2 (3.30€) or 2 stripes of a stripe ticket (3.30€) 
Garching City to Munichsingle ticket, zones M-1 (5.00€) or 3 stripes of a stripe ticket (4.20€) 
G. Forschungszentrum to Munichsingle ticket, zones M-2 (6.60€) or 4 stripes of a stripe ticket (5.60€)

day ticket single, zones M-2 (9.50€)

IsarCard 7 consecutive days (zones M-2) (35.10€)

IsarCard monthly (zones M-2) (113.40€)

Garching to Airport (via Ismaning)single ticket, zones 1-5 (8.30€) or 5 stripes of a stripe ticket (7.00€) 
Munich to Airportsingle ticket, zones M-5 (11.50€) or 7 stripes of a stripe ticket (9.80€) 

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Transportation from/to the Airport

Lufthansa Airport Bus (one-way 10.50€; Return ticket 17€)

Lufthansa Airport Bus connects Munich main station with Munich North (U-Bahn station Nordfriedhof) and Munich Airport.

Here you can find a schedule of the Lufthansa Airport Bus departure times. Travel time from Munich Center - approx. 40 minutes, from Munich North - approx. 25 minutes.


Public Transport

Airport > Garching, Forschungszentrum:

  • S1, direction Ostbahnhof > change at Neufahrn > Bus 690, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching, Forschungszentrum. approx. 40 min (limited service on weekends)
  • Lufthansa Airport Bus to Nordfriedhof > change to U6, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching, Forschungszentrum. approx. 50 min

Airport > Garching, Center:

  • S8, direction Herrsching > change at Ismaning > Bus 230, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching, Rathaus. approx. 45 min (no service on weekends)
  • Lufthansa Airport Bus to Nordfriedhof > change to U6, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching. approx. 45 min

Airport > Munich, Center:

  • S8 or S1
  • Lufthansa Airport Bus to Nordfriedhof or Munich main station

Garching, Forschungszentrum > Airport:

  • Bus 690, direction Eching (S) Ost > change at Neufahrn > S1, direction Flughafen > final stop: Flughafen. approx. 30 min (limited service on weekends)
  • U6, direction Klinikum Großhadern > change at Nordfriedhof > Lufthansa Airport Bus to Airport

Garching, Center > Airport:

  • Bus 230, direction Ismaning > change at Ismaning > S8, direction Flughafen > final stop: Flughafen Terminal, approx. 45 min (no service on weekends) U
  • U6, direction Klinikum Großhadern > change at Nordfriedhof > Lufthansa Airport Bus to Airport

Taxi

Please note that MIAPP cannot reimburse costs for taxi rides.

Garching - Airport: one way approx. 45€
Feringa Taxi (phone +49 89 9006 8780)
Grand Taxi (phone +49 89 9605 1885)

Munich - Airport: one way approx. 70€
Taxizentrale München (phone +49 89 2161 0)

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