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In Munich, there is so much more than just the Oktoberfest or Lederhosen. The beautiful Bavarian capital has much more to offer. A mixture of exclusive shopping, art, culture, indulgence, and tradition makes this city unmistakable. Moreover, Germany’s most cheerful residents live here.

City Information

Essential Information about the city


Munich Airport (MUC) is about 40 kilometres north of the city. The quickest way to get there is by commuter train (S8 or S1), which take respectively 41 and 35 minutes from Hauptbahnhof. S1 starts running at 03.45 and there is one train every twenty minutes until 23.25. S8 starts its first journey at 03.18 and runs every twenty minutes until 00.38. The Airport-City bus runs every twenty minutes from Hauptbahnhof (Busbahnhof, Arnulfstr.) and takes just over 40 minutes. Please notice, as the bus route goes via the Autobahn, there is heavy traffic every afternoon and it may take up to 2 hours to get to and from the airport. The first bus from the city centre leaves at 05.10 and the last one is at 19.50. Departures commence from MUC at 06.20 (start Terminal 2) and operates until 21.40.You can find more information at

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Internet café

Coffee to fall in love with, that is the heart of Coffee Fellows. Latte Macchiato in all imaginable variations, classic coffee drinks such as espresso, cappuccino and café latte is a lived coffee passion for the Internet Café. The seasonally changing specials ensure more taste and variety.

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M-WLAN: Free WiFi at Munich open spaces

M-WLAN is for residents and tourists - or simply for anyone with a mobile internet device. It's for free and it's fairly easy to use at many well-visited places - for example Marienplatz, Odeonsplatz, Stachus or Münchner Freiheit. Just accept the terms of service (TOS) and go. You don't even have to register. You can simple surf the internet for one hour before you're automatically logged off. If you want to browse a couple of more pages - no problem. Just log right back into M-WLAN.

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Neues Rathaus

Tourist information

The tourist information offices in the town hall and at the main railway station arrange hotel rooms, book city tours and guided tours or provide city maps.

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Rental bicycles

For 8 cents / minute you can discover Munich by bicycle. 1200 bicycles are available at central locations. To use them, you have to download the cost-free app "MVG more" and register once.You can find more detailed information at

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Test stations

There are testing stations all over Munich. If you want to get tested for your journey home or for other reasons, you can do so at the stations listed.

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Public Transport

There is a large network of underground, commuter trains and buses centered around Marienplatz and Karlsplatz/Stachus. It functions excellently in the inner city and is considerably easier than trying to get around by car. You can find more information on purchasing tickets at

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All registered taxi drivers have a numbered identity card on display for passengers.Taxi München eG. +49 89 216 89 45 05

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In addition to the transport of letters and parcels, the larger post offices also offer service and advice. As a special service, most have a small shop with postal and writing articles attached. At the same time, the larger branches also offer all Postbank services. The numerous small post offices with a letterbox and a stamp machine also ensure a nationwide service throughout the city.

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There is a pharmacy emergency service throughout Germany. The telephone number of the pharmacist on duty is displayed at the entrance door of every pharmacy.You can find more information at

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Country code: +49Area code: (0)89


Stadtwerke München (SWM) is firmly rooted in the city of Munich as a regional electricity provider. For more than 100 years, Germany's largest municipal energy supply company has been ensuring a secure, economical and environmentally friendly supply of electricity to Munich.In comparison to other suppliers, SWM offers a favourable tariff for green electricity. By 2025 they want to produce so much green electricity in their own plants that they can cover the consumption of the whole of Munich. Munich will thus be the first city in the world to reach this goal. This is why SWM is actively promoting the expansion of renewable energy plants.

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