|Popular in||September||High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£102||Average for round-trip flights in May 2022|
|Round-trip from||£69||From London to Munich Franz Josef Strauss|
|One-way from||£8||One-way flight from London to Munich Franz Josef Strauss (MUC)|
Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Munich Franz Josef Strauss
Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Munich Franz Josef Strauss.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Munich Franz Josef Strauss.
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Munich Franz Josef Strauss.
Returning to United Kingdom from Munich Franz Josef Strauss
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Munich Franz Josef Strauss are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.
Visitors from Munich Franz Josef Strauss are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.
LON - MUC
£117 - £222
3 - 24 °C
12 - 41 mm
The peak season in Munich normally runs from May through to September, you’ll notice flights to Munich are a lot more expensive then and the streets will be crowded with tourists. October is also very busy because of the Oktoberfest that happens every year. You’ll have to secure your flight tickets early if you’re planning on visiting then as the prices will shoot up towards the event.
You’ll find the cheapest flights to Munich around November to March, with the exception of Christmas time. Munich does get a lot colder then though but tourists are almost non-existent making the off season a great time to visit if you want a quiet getaway. Christmas is a great time to visit Munich as the Winter Festival hosts a very charming Christmas market.
Late November and early December sees the Tollwood Festival which has a bit of something for everyone, from theatre to music to culinary delights, it’s not to be missed if you find yourself in Munich towards December.
You’ll find the cheapest flights to Munich around January and February time, although sometimes you can find absolutely bargains on your flight tickets as late as July. To have the best chances of finding cheap flights to Munich, make sure you book as early as you can.
If you can be flexible too then you’ll definitely give yourself the upper hand when it comes to securing cheap flight tickets. You’ll also have to book well in advance if you plan to visit Munich during Oktoberfest, around Christmas and during the peak of Summer.
Flights from London to Munich: 1 hour 45 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Munich: 1 hour 55 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Munich: 1 hour 55 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Munich: 2 hours 05 minutes
There are a few airlines that operate flights to Munich with Lufthansa, easyJet andBritish Airways to name the main 3. Due to the short flight time, opting for a budget airline such as easyJet can be a good idea. You might be sacrificing comfort for the price but because it’s not a long journey it can be well worth while. British Airways provide complimentary food and beverages on all of their flights but you’ll find they aren’t the cheapest airline.
There are a couple of choices to get to the centre from the airport, with the S-Bahn rail service one of the easiest and convenient if you are carrying luggage. You can get it straight from the airport every 20 minutes. You can also take a Lufthansa bus to the centre from the arrivals Terminal of the airport. You can buy a ticket from the driver and the journey takes around 35 minutes. You could opt to take a taxi too but they are more expensive than the rail or bus services, but if you can split the fare with friends then a taxi can be a great choice if you want to go to an exact location quickly and easily.
Located 28km (18 miles) north-east of the centre of Munich, Munich International Airport is officially known as Franz Josef Strauss. It is Germany’s second-busiest airport and the seventh-busiest in Europe. In 2010, it handled almost 35 million passengers. In 2011 the airport was awarded the title of “Europe’s Best Airport” (for the sixth time since 2005) and ranked fourth best in the world by air transport research company Skytrax.
The airport comprises two terminals connected by the Munich Airport Centre, a large outdoor tent-type area that accommodates most of the facilities, including a vast array of retail, business and recreational establishments. There is also a Visitors Park which features a Visitors Hill from which sightseers may view Terminal 1 and the westerly aircraft apron. Plans to expand Terminal 2, approved in 2010, will see Munich International’s handling capacity increase by 11 million passengers per year.
With a combination of world-class facilities and efficient services, it’s no surprise that Munich International is ranked among the finest in the world. Clean and modern – it even has its own brewery – with friendly and helpful staff, visitors may look forward to experiencing nothing less than the best from Munich International.
If you book a flight to Munich, you will be flying into Franz Josef Strauss, which is the city’s only airport. Munich Franz Josef Strauss (MUC) is located 17.7 mi from the centre of Munich.
This year has seen a 267% increase in flight searches for Munich.