The Munich International Airport is the gateway to airlines flying in from Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore.
Germany is one of the 26 countries of the Schengen region. Therefore you need to get a Schengen short stay visa issued (upto 90 days). This is a common visa which can be used for any of the Schengen Area countries. Application needs to be made to the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai. The visa fees are Eur — 60 for adults and Eur — 35 for children between 6 - 12 years.
Flughafen Franz-Josef Strauss or the Munich International Airport is the main connection for incoming and outgoing international and domestic flights from all continents with over 80 carriers operating to and from here. Air Canada, Air France, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa are some of the frequenters. Flights from all major cities in India have their operations in the Munich Airport. Situated about 40 kms away, Munich is an approximately 40 minute train ride away. The S1 and the S8 run daily, as frequent as every 20 minutes. Purchase the Tageskarte (daily card) for —12, allowing you to travel anywhere on the network till 6 AM next morning. Alternatively the Airport City Bus (—10.50 one way) plies every 20 minutes. Taxis are available, though at a higher cost. A ride to the main city will cost you around —60.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 82,749 Non-stop||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 81,927 Non-stop||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 56,502||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 53,839||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 72,419||View Details|
|Kolkata||₹ 54,467||View Details|
Munich is accessible via roads A8, A9, A95 from nearby cities of Nuremberg, Salzburg, Stuttgart etc.
Munich has a well connected train network, to other cities in Bavaria, as well as some distant cities in Germany as well as Europe. All trains arrive and depart from Hauptbahnhof (Central Station). Destinations include Vienna, Prague, Paris as well, amidst the other German cities.
Munich has an efficient public transport system facilitated by buses, trams, the U-Bahn and the S-Bahn. The U-Bahn and S-Bahn stations are located at all primary places and run almost 24 hours a day. Museenlinie 100, is quite a convenient bus service linking most of Munich's major attractions. Night buses and trams operate only in the city centre though. Taxis ply by the metre with additional charges for luggage, but are not as convenient as the public transport.