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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Manchester TO Munich

Manchester (MAN) to Munich (MUC)

Typically, flights to Munich from Manchester are cheaper when flying from Manchester to Munich Franz Josef Strauss, which has an average price of £124

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MUNICH FROM MANCHESTERNovember19% cheaperFlying from Manchester to Munich costs on average just £100 in November
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MUNICH FROM MANCHESTERDecember20% more expensiveIt costs about £148 for flights to Munich from Manchester in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MUNICH FROM MANCHESTERDecember395% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Munich from Manchester in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Munich?

Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is as quaint as it is modern – a beautiful combination of provinciality and progressiveness. Steeped in history, and packed with museums, castles and seasonal festivities, a visit to Munich promises something for everyone. Munich’s high tourist season is during the summer months from June – August with temperatures around 30 degree Celsius. From September – October, Munich hosts the Oktoberfest and several other festivals attracting crowds from all over the world. Accommodation and travel can be quite expensive and hard to find if you have not booked in advance. Winter temperatures dip to minus 25 degrees Celsius, but if you can brave the cold, then the pretty festival lights, famous Christmas markets and freshly covered ski slopes make for an interesting time to visit Munich. From March – May, the city transforms from its lethargic winter mood into a lively spring atmosphere with longer days and fresh blooms making it the best time to visit Munich before the high season starts.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Munich?

    £17 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Munich. This flight is from Lviv and is 88% cheaper than most flights to Munich. To find the cheapest price to Munich from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Munich?

    If you don’t want to visit Munich in March, then you should wait until May to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £91.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Munich?

    We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Munich 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Munich for £113. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £58.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Munich?

    The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Munich is on a Wednesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Munich on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as £103. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United Kingdom because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around £123.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Munich?

    The cheapest time of day to fly to Munich is in the afternoon when flights can be purchased for as low as £115. Flights to Munich are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of £129. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Munich?

    If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Munich for September. Parks like Olympic Park are popular hot spots in those months.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Munich?

    Those flying to Munich could potentially find better pricing at Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (18 mi from Munich city centre), Munich Augsburg/Mühlhausen Airport (36 mi from Munich city centre), Memmingen Memmingen-Allgau Airport (63 mi from Munich city centre) or Nürnberg Airport (96 mi from Munich city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Munich?

    You can find deals at Memmingen Memmingen-Allgau Airport for £101pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Munich?

Currently, Germany travel restrictions include travel to Munich.

Germany has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Germany, residents who obtained permanent residence before coronavirus (COVID-19), and D-Visa holders. Travelers like diplomats, healthcare professionals, food industry personnel, commuters, US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members, and other specialists who have evidence that they must travel to perform their professional activity may also enter the country. Travelers in transit to their home countries who have no other option and have proven entry requirements for each country may also enter. All arriving travelers must proceed directly to their own homes or other suitable accommodation to self-isolate for 14 days.
If you are planning to travel to Munich at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Munich flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Munich found recently by users on momondo
easyJet
22 Dec
LGW01:15London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC03:05Munich Franz Josef Strauss
31 Dec
MUC16:20Munich Franz Josef Strauss
2h 00m
LGW18:20London Gatwick
easyJet
24 Dec
LGW01:15London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC03:05Munich Franz Josef Strauss
6 Jan
MUC16:20Munich Franz Josef Strauss
2h 00m
LGW18:20London Gatwick
easyJet
6 Sep
LGW02:20London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC04:10Munich Franz Josef Strauss
9 Sep
MUC17:55Munich Franz Josef Strauss
2h 00m
LGW19:55London Gatwick
easyJet
21 Dec
LGW12:55London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC14:45Munich Franz Josef Strauss
31 Dec
MUC16:20Munich Franz Josef Strauss
2h 00m
LGW18:20London Gatwick
easyJet
19 Nov
LGW01:15London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC03:05Munich Franz Josef Strauss
22 Nov
MUC04:40Munich Franz Josef Strauss
2h 05m
LGW06:45London Gatwick
easyJet
27 Nov
LGW01:15London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC03:05Munich Franz Josef Strauss
28 Nov
MUC16:20Munich Franz Josef Strauss
2h 05m
LGW18:25London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Munich

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Munich, view some of our deals below provided by easyJet
easyJet
20 Sep
LGW02:20London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC04:10Munich Franz Josef Strauss
easyJet
29 Dec
LGW12:55London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC14:45Munich Franz Josef Strauss
easyJet
6 Sep
LGW02:20London Gatwick
1h 50m
MUC04:10Munich 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

Direct international flights from the UK to Munich are available through Lufthansa, British Airways, Flybe, eurowings and EasyJet. Other airlines include KLM, Austrian Airlines, Air France, LOT Airlines, TAP Portugal, SAS, Meridiana, Air Europa, and many more.


Airports near Munich

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

Munich Airport (MUC)

Buses

The Lufthansa Express Bus is a non-stop connection from Munich Airport to the city centre and departs every 15 minutes. The journey time is 45 minutes and a single ticket is €10.50 EUR. You can use this bus service irrespective of which airlines you fly with.

Trains

The S-Bahn lines S1 and S8 run between the airport and city centre every 20 minutes. Instead of a single ride ticket which can be as expensive as €11.20 EUR per adult, you can opt for the Airport-City-Day-Ticket at €12.80 EUR for adults and €3.10 EUR for children between 6 – 14 years. This ticket is valid until 6 a.m. the following day and can be used on all means of transport in the MVV network: S-Bahn rapid transit, regional rail, U-Bahn underground, bus and tram services.

Taxis

Taxis charge a flat rate of €63.00 EUR from Munich Airport to the New Munich Exhibition Centre in the city centre.

Car Rental

Explore Munich on your own. Find great 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
Manchester to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time1h 55m
Cheapest price£67
London to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£68
Newcastle upon Tyne to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time5h 05m
Cheapest price£97
Bristol to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time3h 35m
Cheapest price£97
Birmingham to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£99
Edinburgh to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time4h 40m
Cheapest price£109
Nottingham to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time22h 45m
Cheapest price£121
Glasgow to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time4h 50m
Cheapest price£141
Aberdeen to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£145
Liverpool to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time7h 20m
Cheapest price£149
Cardiff to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price£150
Norwich to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time6h 20m
Cheapest price£161
Bournemouth to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price£166
Southampton to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price£186
Darlington to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time9h 40m
Cheapest price£186
Exeter to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time16h 45m
Cheapest price£237
Doncaster to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price£254
Belfast to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price£352
Leeds to Munich Flights
Fastest flight time11h 50m
Cheapest price£363

How to get around in Munich?

The most convenient way of getting around in Munich is by public transport which is fast, easy and safe. The MVV operates the rapid suburban trains (S-Bahn), underground or subway (U-Bahn), trams (Strassenbahn) and city buses. Ticket prices are calculated according to zones, with a single trip ticket for 1 zone travel starting at €2.80 EUR. Depending on your itinerary, consider buying the Single Day ticket with a starting fare of €6.60 EUR for inner district travel or the CityTourCard with options to choose from number of days and areas being covered. The card also provides discounted access to several attractions, restaurants, tours, and activities.

Metered taxis are always available but are expensive, with the basic fare starting at €3.70 EUR and an incremental per kilometre rate for every 5 kilometres. If you are staying in the city centre where most of the top attractions are located, you could consider exploring them on foot. If you are driving in the city, finding a parking spot can be time consuming and expensive, but it may be a good way to explore the rest of the Bavarian area around Munich.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Munich?

UK Nationals

UK citizens must have a passport, but no visa is required for up to 90 days. Passport endorsed British Citizens, European Communities, British Dependent Territories Citizens or British Subjects only need a passport.

Other Nationalities

For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Info website.


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Additional info and tips about visiting Munich

Things to do and places of interest in Munich

  • Start at the heart of Munich at Marienplatz and view the glockenspiel (clock tower) in the New Town Hall. You must also visit the Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Lady) which is close by.
  • View La Dolce Vita, a church in the Italian late Baroque on the Odeonsplatz square which is also the starting point of the famous Ludwigstrasse.
  • At Odeonsplatz, also view the Royal Residence including the Baroque park – Hofgarten, the neoclassical building of Feldherrenhalle and the Theatinerkirche church built in the 17th century in late Italian Baroque.
  • On some evenings, the Munich Philharmonic and Bavarian Rundfunk Symphonic Orchestra present their masterpieces at the Odeonsplatz square. On other evenings, you could witness an open air concert,a street fest or a cultural event.
  • Spend an afternoon at Viktualienmarkt where several small stalls and beer gardens offer local and exotic fare leaving all your culinary desires satiated.
  • Check out the German Museum, the world’s largest technology museum which attracts 1.5 million visitors every year and engages them on topics ranging from astrophysics to biology.
  • If you are an art connoisseur, the Alte Pinakothek museum housing paintings from 14th – 18th century European masters, Neue Pinakothek museum focused on 19th century art and the Pinakothek der Moderne museum specialising in 20th and 21st century art are a must-visit.
  • For the automobile enthusiasts, the BMW Welt and Museum will take you on an enthralling journey in the world of BMW. A guided tour gives you a peek into the BMW plant and is highly recommended.
  • With over 5 million litres of beer consumed, the Oktoberfest is the largest folk fair in the world attracting more than 6 million tourists from all over the world every year. The huge field, Theresienwiese, is transformed into a fairground with beer tents operated by traditional breweries, rides, and a variety of vendors selling gingerbread hearts, roast chicken and fresh pretzels. If you visit during this time, you will have the unique experience of seeing people from all over Bavaria showing up in their traditional clothing of Dirndl and Lederhose.
  • Olympiapark’s tent-shaped structure is considered a masterpiece of modern architecture. This facility built for the 1972 Olympics, features landscaped hills, an artificial lake, a communications tower, and sports facilities. For soccer fans, a visit to Munich is incomplete without visiting the Allianz Arena Stadium, with a capacity of 75,000 spectators. The stadium, which hosted the World Cup finals in 2006, is known for its panels that change colours, depending on which team is playing and the type of match.

Tips and tricks for visiting Munich

You can Bring Your Own Food – BYOF to many of the biergartens if you buy drinks there. If you are a foodie, be sure to sample the hearty Bavarian fare like bowls brimming with thick stews and plates piled high with sausages and potatoes.

Most museums have free admission on Sundays so try to plan your itinerary keeping that in mind. Avoid jaywalking, littering or walking in bike lanes, as you could be fined. While the entire city is patrolled and safety is a top priority, be aware that during Oktoberfest. it is possible that you may encounter some drunken revelry. You can blend in with the locals and remember to say ‘Bitte’ (please) and ‘Danke’ (thank you).