Preparing your business trip to Munich
Getting to the center of the city from the airport
Munich Airport is located around 40km away from the city center. Using the S-Bahn train, you can take the S1 or S8 to reach the city's principal train stations within 40 minutes. There is a train every 10 to 15 minutes.
How to move around in the city ?
- Metro: Munich’s metro, U-Bahn, was created in 1971 and is composed of 8 metro lines. It is the quickest and easiest way to get around, running between 4.00AM and 1.00AM every 5 to 10 minutes
- Bus: Munich's buses pass every 5 to 20 minutes, between 5AM to 1AM all week, where you'll also find night buses. Take the “bus 100” to go around museums
- Train: The S-Bahn allows to cross Munich with a frequency of a train every 4 minutes. It even reaches some cities as far as 50km into the suburbs. Munich has 10 lines which, depending on the time, have trains passing each 10 to 30 minutes
- Tram: There are 12 tram lines that allow visitors to observe the entire city
A simple ticket costs between 1,5€ and 3,3€ for 4 tram/metro stations or 2 S-Bahn/U-Bahn stations. A Tagerskarte allows you to take all the transports for 6,7€ during a full day.
Here's a list of Munich's restaurants we recommend you enjoy with your clients and colleagues:
- Restaurant 181 ($$$): This two-Michelin-stars elegant restaurant offers a great city view from its impressive business diner located at the crown of the 181-meter-tall Olympic Tower. There, you'll get a chance to sample chef Otto Koch’s creative dishes such as the beef fillet with fried foie gras, green asparagus and truffle potato-beignet
- Tian ($$): This restaurant offers cutting-edge cuisine in an intimate setting. Countering Munich's stereotypical pork knuckle abundance, this newcomer is a stylish, meat-free alternative
- Preysinggarten ($$): Serving delicious Mediterranean dishes as well as vegetarian and vegan options in a cozy 19th-century building
- Hofbräuhaus ($$): This historic brewery serves traditional Bavarian food
Where to stay
Here is a list of 7 of Munich's hotels that have applied Covid-appropriate measures to ensure traveller security:
- Hotel Cocoon Stachus****
- Monaco Hotel****
- An der Oper****
- New Orly****
- K+K Hotel am Harras****
- Hotel Munich City****
- NH Collection München Bavaria****
Here are the top 3 places to visit while on a short visit to Munich
Located at the heart of the city, you'll find the Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) and the famous Glockenspiel at this plaza. During winter, the plaza hosts the city’s famous holiday market named Christkindlmarkt, a great spot for shopping and enjoying a glass of wine.
- Deutsches Museum
This former royal residence is the largest museum of science and technology in the world.
- Cathedral Church of Our Lady: Frauenkirche Munich
Constructed in 1468, this Archbishop's seat is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city.