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About Flights to Munich

Summary info about Munich flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$180

Best Round-Trip Price

$384

Fastest flight time

12h 55m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Munich from United States in the last 72 hours is $180 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Munich Franz Josef Strauss).
The best round-trip flight price to Munich from United States in the last 72 hours is $384 (Los Angeles to Munich Franz Josef Strauss).
The fastest flight to Munich from United States takes 12h 55m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Munich Franz Josef Strauss).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Munich, including Scandinavian Airlines and TAP AIR PORTUGAL.

Cheapest flights to Munich airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Munich airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Munich

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Munich

Los Angeles (LAX) to Munich (MUC)

Typically, flights to Munich from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Munich Franz Josef Strauss, which has an average price of $782

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MUNICH FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary19% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Munich costs on average just $632 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MUNICH FROM LOS ANGELESJune27% more expensiveIt costs about $997 for flights to Munich from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MUNICH FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember459% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Munich from Los Angeles in September than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Munich?

Against the backdrop of the Bavarian Alps, on the banks of River Isar, Munich is a lively city with plenty of natural beauty, architectural marvels, designer retail, and shiny automobiles. Munich’s biggest draw, Oktoberfest, the largest folk fair in the world, takes place end September – early October. If you plan to visit during this time, you must book your accommodation in advance. Not only do hotels fill up fast, but the room rates are much higher at this time than during the rest of the year. Average temperatures range from 40 – 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Remember to carry a warm jacket and dress in layers. December – February is the low season. While temperatures range from 25 – 30 degrees Fahrenheit, this is the best time for attractive bargains on rooms and flights. Spring months from March – May offer pleasant weather and less crowds. You can enjoy an early visit to the ‘biergartens’, just as they open for the season. During the peak tourist season from June – August, temperatures climb to 70 – 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The city hosts numerous festivals and open-air events. Book your rooms and flights to Munich in advance to ensure reasonable rates and availability.

The best price found on momondo to Munich was $10/pp from Banja Luka, which is 99% cheaper than the average flight price to Munich. To find the cheapest price to Munich from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

If you aren’t able to travel during the month of January, then book flights to Munich from United States during March instead. Flights to Munich in March, while not as cheap as those in January, still average around $593.

The best time to book a flight to Munich from United States is 47 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $738. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $384.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Munich is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $681. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. The most expensive day to fly to Munich is Saturday, with ticket prices averaging around $773.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Munich is in the morning. Flights from United States to Munich during this time can be as low as $527. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Munich, so prices are often more expensive at around $735 per ticket.

During the warmer months, hikers around the Munich area find that parks like Olympic Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Munich in September.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Munich is possible. If you are planning a flight to Munich, consider booking flights to Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (18 mi from Munich city center), Munich Augsburg/Mühlhausen Airport (36 mi from Munich city center), Memmingen-Allgau Airport (63 mi from Munich city center) or Nürnberg Airport (96 mi from Munich city center).

With an average price of $187 per person, Memmingen-Allgau Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Munich. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.



Munich flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Munich found recently by users on momondo
Scandinavian Airlines
Nov 9
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
18h 10m
1 stop
MUC3:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Nov 14
MUC1:20 pmMunich Franz Josef Strauss
27h 15m
1 stop
LAX4:35 pmLos Angeles
Scandinavian Airlines
Nov 2
EWR8:30 pmNewark
12h 10m
1 stop
MUC8:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Nov 17
MUC4:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
17h 25m
1 stop
EWR10:05 pmNewark
Scandinavian Airlines
Oct 17
BOS1:15 pmBoston Logan Intl
18h 25m
1 stop
MUC7:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Oct 31
MUC5:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
11h 45m
1 stop
BOS5:25 pmBoston Logan Intl
Scandinavian Airlines
Aug 21
ORD6:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 35m
1 stop
MUC6:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Sep 7
MUC5:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
15h 05m
1 stop
ORD8:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Scandinavian Airlines
Nov 9
IAD12:15 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
18h 25m
1 stop
MUC6:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Nov 21
MUC1:20 pmMunich Franz Josef Strauss
27h 10m
1 stop
IAD4:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Scandinavian Airlines
Oct 29
LAX9:50 amLos Angeles
17h 50m
1 stop
MUC3:40 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Nov 6
MUC11:20 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
29h 15m
1 stop
LAX4:35 pmLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Munich

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Munich, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Aug 8
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 10m
1 stop
MUC11:05 pmMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Multiple Airlines
Aug 27
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 30m
1 stop
MUC12:25 amMunich Franz Josef Strauss
Multiple Airlines
Aug 6
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 10m
1 stop
MUC11:05 pmMunich Franz Josef Strauss

Which airlines fly to Munich?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Munich

Which airlines fly to Munich?

When flying to Munich from United States, momondo travelers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Lufthansa, United Airlines, Icelandair or Delta. Depending on what airport in United States you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

Air New Zealand Flights to Munich

7 Air New Zealand flights head to Munich on average each week. Most will be flying from Los Angeles to Munich, the most popular route that Air New Zealand operates to Munich. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest Air New Zealand flight to Munich found in the past 3 days on momondo was $598, departing from Los Angeles. Air New Zealand is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 8.4/10 by 17 of our users.

Vueling Flights to Munich

Vueling (8.1/10, 97 reviews) is also a popular choice for flights to Munich, with deals from as low as $307 from San Francisco, round-trip. With 19 Vueling flights to Munich on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.


Best first class flights to Munich

Compare and see reviews for airlines with premium cabins that fly to Munich
AirlineRatingFirst ClassPrice
United AirlinesPriceFrom $474First ClassRating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

The beautiful young lady flight attendant from Oklahoma was exceptionally nice to everyone sitting around me.

1 / 10
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LufthansaPriceFrom $500First ClassRating
7.4
7.5

Boarding

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

7.1

Food

Reviews

The food choices and quality could be much better. It is not what it used to be.

1 / 10
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      Airports near Munich

      Below you will find all the airports in Munich along with the distance from the city center

      How to get to downtown Munich from the airport

      Munich Airport (MUC)

      Munich Airport is located almost 18 miles northeast of Munich city center near the old city of Freising. There are several options to travel from the airport to the city center.

      S-Bahns

      The S-Bahn lines S8 and S1 connect the airport with the center of Munich and trains depart every 10 minutes. One-way fare to Munich Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) is €11.60 EUR and the ride takes approximately 40 – 45 minutes. While single ride tickets are expensive, you can also purchase an Airport-City-Day-Ticket for €13.00 EUR. This ticket will allow you unlimited access of all MVV run public transport until 6.00 a.m. the following day.

      Buses

      The Lufthansa Express Bus is a non-stop, express connection from the airport to the city center. Buses run every 15 minutes and the one-way fare is €10.50 EUR. The journey time to Munich Hauptbahnhof is approximately 45 minutes. This bus service is available to any arriving passenger and is not exclusive to any specific airline.

      Taxis

      Taxis are easily available outside the arrivals area of both terminals. There is a flat fare of €63.00 EUR to travel from Munich Airport to the New Munich Exhibition Centre (Neue Messe München). To get to the city center, the approximate fare will be €55.00 EUR and the ride will take 35 minutes.

      Car rentals

      Several companies are present at the car rental center within the airport. You can also check out deals on car rentals with momondo.


      Popular routes to Munich

      Most frequently searched flights to Munich along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
      New York to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time7h 40m
      Cheapest price$403
      San Francisco to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time11h 05m
      Cheapest price$543
      Washington, D.C. to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time7h 45m
      Cheapest price$384
      Boston to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time7h 10m
      Cheapest price$384
      Chicago to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time8h 20m
      Cheapest price$384
      Los Angeles to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time11h 15m
      Cheapest price$384
      Denver to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 40m
      Cheapest price$794
      Tel Aviv to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 00m
      Cheapest price$172
      Seattle to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time12h 15m
      Cheapest price$746
      Charlotte to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time8h 20m
      Cheapest price$755
      Houston to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time10h 15m
      Cheapest price$576
      San Diego to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time11h 10m
      Cheapest price$860
      Atlanta to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 10m
      Cheapest price$738
      Dallas to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time17h 45m
      Cheapest price$778
      Miami to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 10m
      Cheapest price$384
      San Jose to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time13h 40m
      Cheapest price$859
      Tampa to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time13h 54m
      Cheapest price$775
      Oakland, California to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time16h 30m
      Cheapest price$879
      Detroit to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time8h 15m
      Cheapest price$825
      Orlando to Munich Flights
      Fastest flight time11h 29m
      Cheapest price$680

      How to travel around Munich

      Central Munich is a compact area that is home to many of the popular tourist attractions. With several pedestrian-only zones, it’s easy to explore on foot. Consider joining one of the several walking tours to discover hidden streets and alleys, and enjoy an authentic Munich experience. For covering longer distances, there are several other modes of transport.

      Public Transportation

      Public transportation in Munich is operated by the MVV. The extensive network includes the U-Bahn (underground trains), S-Bahn (suburban trains), Straßenbahn (trams), and buses. Fares vary based on zone and a single one-way ticket start at €2.90 EUR.

      Taxis

      Metered taxis are easily available throughout the city and you can hail one directly in the streets. The base fare is €3.70 EUR, followed by €1.90 EUR per additional kilometer, and a waiting time of €28.00 EUR.

      Driving

      Consider driving only if you are planning to explore the Bavarian region outside Munich. Within the city, there are several pedestrian only zones and rush-hour traffic jams are very common. Park your car in one of the car parks or parking zones, and try to use public transport to get around within the city.

      Bikes

      Cycling is an interesting way to get around in Munich. The city boasts a large cycle path network. The city’s official bike share program, nextbike Munich, has multiple bike stations in the city. You can hire a bike at €1.00 EUR per 30 minutes, with a maximum per day rental of €9.00 EUR.


      Visa requirements for visiting Munich

      U.S. nationals do not need a visa to enter Germany for up to 90 days for business or tourism. For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Info website.


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      Best things to do and see in Munich

      Things to do and places of interest in Munich

      In the heart of the Bavarian region, Munich is the land of Dirndl and Lederhosen, and traditional biergartens. The city features several beautiful parks, heritage squares, palaces, ornate churches and interesting museums. The open-air cafés, events and festivals, farmers’ markets, and retail paradises ensure that travel to Munich offers something for everyone.

      • Stroll around the heart of Munich at Marienplatz and view the glockenspiel (clock tower) and Peterskirche (St. Peter’s Church). Close by, check out Münchner Dom, known amongst locals as Frauenkirche (also called Cathedral of Our Dear Lady) close by.
      • Visit Odeonsplatz and view the Royal Residence including the Baroque park – Hofgarten, and architecturally rich monuments such as Feldherrnhalle (Field Marshal’s Hall), Theatinerkirche church (Theatine Church of St. Cajetan), and La Dolce Vita church.
      • Enjoy performances of the Munich Philharmonic and Bavarian Rundfunk Symphonic Orchestra at the Odeonsplatz square.
      • Wander around Viktualienmarkt (the city’s oldest farmers market) and browse through several stalls and beer gardens offering local and exotic fare.
      • Go for a leisurely stroll or enjoy a picnic lunch at Englischer Garten (English Garden).
      • Visit museums such as the unique Deutsches Museum (German Museum), and BMW Welt and Museum. Admire pieces of art across genres at Alte Pinakothek museum, Neue Pinakothek museum, and Pinakothek der Moderne museum.
      • If you visit during Oktoberfest, go beer tent hopping at the Theresienwiese fairground and enjoy the rides and food stalls as you interact with beer fans from across the world.
      • Check out Olympiapark for its tent-shaped structure, landscaped hills, artificial lake, and sports facilities. Soccer fans should not miss a visit to the Allianz Arena stadium, home ground of the FC Bayern Munich team.

      Tips and tricks for visiting Munich

      BYOF – Bring your Own Food

      Many of the biergartens encourage you to bring your own food and just buy your drinks there. Head to some of the farmers’ markets and pick up hearty Bavarian fare like bowls brimming with thick stews, and plates piled high with sausage and potatoes.

      Munich beer is strong!

      German beer is known to have a higher alcohol content than American brews. If you are used to milder brews, you should pace yourself while drinking the Munich beer. Remember that at Oktoberfest, beer is sold only in liter quantities.


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