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:

  • Stripe Ticket with 10 individual stripes 14.60€
  • single ticket for zone M-2 6.80€
  • single day ticket for zone M-2 9.70€ (i.e. from Munich City to G. Forschungszentrum and back)

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

From ... to ...single tripcommuters
Garching Center to G. Forschungszentrumsingle ticket short trip (1.70€) or 1 stripe of stripe ticket (1.46€) 
Ismaning to G. Forschungszentrumsingle ticket, zones 1-2 (3.40€) or 2 stripes of a stripe ticket (2.92€) 
Garching Center to Munichsingle ticket, zones M-1 (5.10€) or 3 stripes of a stripe ticket (4.38€) 
G. Forschungszentrum to Munichsingle ticket, zones M-2 (6.80€) or 4 stripes of a stripe ticket (5.84€)

single day ticket, zones M-2 (9.70€)

IsarCard-Woche for 7 consecutive days, zones M-2 (35.50€)

IsarCard-Monat for 30 consecutive days, zones M-2 (114.00€)

(both tickets can be bought on any day of the week/month to be valid)

Garching to Airport (via Ismaning)single ticket, zones 1-5 (8.50€) or 5 stripes of a stripe ticket (7.30€) 
Munich to Airportsingle ticket, zones M-5 (11.90€) or 7 stripes of a stripe ticket (10.22€) 

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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 Leuchtenbergring> change at Neufahrn > Bus 690, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching, Forschungszentrum. approx. 40 min (limited service on weekends)
  • S8, direction Herrsching > change at Marienplatz > U6, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching, Forschungszentrum. approx. 70 minutes (advisable on weekends and evenings)
  • 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)
  • S8, direction Herrsching > change at Marienplatz > U6, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching. approx. 70 minutes (advisable on weekends and evenings)
  • Lufthansa Airport Bus to Nordfriedhof > change to U6, direction Garching, Forschungszentrum > final stop: Garching. approx. 45 min

Airport > Munich, Center:

  • S8, direction Herrsching (eastbound)  or S1, direction Leuchtenbergring (westbound)
  • Lufthansa Airport Bus to Nordfriedhof (connection to U6) or Munich central station

Garching, Forschungszentrum > Airport:

  • Bus 690, direction Eching (S) Ost > change at Neufahrn > S1, direction Flughafen (note: train might be split - enter carriages labelled to airport) > final stop: Flughafen. approx. 30 min (limited service on weekends)
  • U6, direction Klinikum Großhadern > change at Marienplatz > S8, direction Flughafen > final stop: Flughafen. approx. 70 minutes (advisable on weekends and evenings)
  • 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)
  • U6, direction Klinikum Großhadern > change at Marienplatz > S8 to Airport (advisable on weekends and evenings)
  • U6, direction Klinikum Großhadern > change at Nordfriedhof > Lufthansa Airport Bus to Airport

Munich City Center > Airport:

  • S8, direction airport (eastbound, approx. 40 minutes) or S1, direction Freising/Airport (westbound, approx. 50 minutes; note: train might be split - enter carriages labelled airport) > final stop: Flughafen

Taxi

Please note that MIAPP cannot reimburse taxi fares.

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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