How to get around Munich

As you would expect in a city of its size, Munich transport options are plentiful. Getting around is affordable, should you choose to walk, hire a bike, or make use of public transport.  As it’s a clean and compact city, you can take the time to wander and explore Munich on foot. Like many European cities, bikeways are common, so bike hire is another fantastic way to explore. Hop aboard the S-Bahn or take a bus to some of the city’s most iconic sights, from museums to castles and the beautiful Bavarian surrounds.

Munich taxis

Hop into one of the many Munich taxis for quick and convenient transport to your hotel, the airport, or any other destination. Taxis may be hailed, or you may prefer to use one of the many taxi ranks around the city. Fares are charged on a rate per kilometre, with a basic hire fare also included.

Munich public transport

Like most in Germany, the Munich public transport system is one of the easiest and quickest ways to get around. Public transport includes buses, trams and the S-Bahn and U-Bahn rail systems. There are several different travel zones, so a day pass is good value if you plan to take multiple trips during the day.

Munich bike hire

With pathways throughout the city, Munich bike hire is a convenient and fun way to explore the city at your own pace. In addition to more than 800km of pathways throughout the city, many parks have cycleways as well. A number of bike hire companies in Munich offer bikes to suit every rider.

Munich on foot

If you plan on walking Munich, the central district includes many sites you can take in comfortably in a day. There are many pedestrian zones and the city is wonderfully clean, so exploring Munich on foot is certainly a great way to see things at your own pace. Just be mindful that you will often cross cycling paths, so keep an eye out for bikes as you walk.