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Cheap car hire Munich Airport - compare prices of car rental in Munich

Find the most competitive car hire deals at the second major German airport, in Munich.

Click here to compare the prices of Munich Airport car hire

Flughafen München (Munich Airport in German) serves the city of Munich in the region of Bavaria, in south-eastern Germany. The other (and considerably smaller) international airport of Bavaria is located in Nuremberg.

Hyundai i10
In the class of small city cars to rent at Munich Airport Hyundai i10 is often amongst the cheapest

The official, although rarely used name of Munich Airport is Munich Franz Josef Strauss (in honour of the late politician and Bavarian governor) and the IATA code - MUC.

Munich Airport is not only a convenient stop for bussines travellers to Bavaria, the most affluent state of Germany, but also a good transition point to many other European cities. Road access is fairly easy from Munich to Czech Republic, Austria, Lichtenstein and Switzerland.

The airport is located approx. 18 miles northeast of Munich city centre, near a major motorway A92/E53.

See location map of Munich Airport.

Car hire Munich Airport - cheap car rental deals with Cartrawler Germany
Passengers landing in Munich Airport can rent a car from major internationally known car hire companies, such as Avis Rent A Car, Budget, Enterprise Rent A Car, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty, as well as from the German suppliers, Buchbinder, Global Drive Autovermietung or Terstappen.

With the help of an internet search engine of car hire Cartrawler, it only takes a few minutes to compare prices of car rental in many Munich Airport rent-a-car companies.

Generally, Munich Airport car hire is inexpensive, with the cheapest offers starting from approx. £100-120 for a week car rental of a small city car. Outside high season you can be lucky to find offers from approximately £70 in the same class.

Usually, much better deals (quality and comfort of driving-wise) are found in larger classes of hire cars in Munich, as for example compact class, where the cheapest VW Golfs, or similar can sometimes cost as little as £100 in low-season or £150 when the demand is higher.

Finally, for extra comfort, is not unusual to find on Cartrawler offers of large and comfortable estate cars to rent at Munich Airport, such as Ford Mondeo Station wagon, VW Passat Station wagon, or Opel Insignia Estate with prices below £300 for a week.

Opel Insignia
Opel Insignia Estate rental Munich; in the fleet of for example Europcar Mietwagen Munich Airport

Cartrawler allows you to compare prices of Munich car hire also in the city centre and at main railway station of Munich.

Limited mileage in the cheapest offers – compare rental conditions
When looking for the most competitive deals on Munich Airport car hire compare not only prices but also the rental conditions. If you are planning to drive long distances, check what is the mileage policy. The trade-off of the cheapest car hire offers available at Munich Airport is sometimes limited mileage.

Munich Airport to city centre by public transportation
If car hire is not an option, convenient transportation solutions were made available for travellers disembarking at Munich Airport.

The suburban railways, S-Bahn allows to transfer from the airport to Munich city centre in approximately 45 minutes, on two lines, S1 and S8.

Lufthansa Airport Bus from the airport runs regularly stopping at Munich Central Station and Nordfiredhof S-Bahn station.

The taxi rate from the airport to Munich city centre is approximately 50 euros.

Terminals at Munich Airport - where to rent a car in Munich Airport
Munich Airport has two terminals: an older Terminal 1, divided in two concourses A, B, C, D and E, and the fairly new Terminal 2. Due to the requirements from Lufthansa (the main tenant of Terminal 2) a satellite terminal will be added to facilitate transfers without the need to switch between terminals and to extend the passenger capacity.

The two terminals are connected by a shopping, business and recreation area, Munich Airport Centre (MAC), which extends into an outdoor, covered area, known as Munich Airport Centre Forum (MAC Forum).

Passenger experience from Munich Airport Centre:

Find Munich Airport car rental pick-up/return stations on a map of the terminal.

Cheap flights to Munich - fly from the UK to Munich Airport
The busiest route at Munich Airport is London-Heathrow, with over one million passengers travelling every year between Munchen and the major airport of the British capital.

Flights from the UK to Munich are available from a number of airlines, including regular and low-cost carriers. British Airways and BMI Regional fly to Munich from London-Heathrow and Bristol, respectively. The German flag carrier, Lufthansa, operates routes from Munich to London-Gatwick and Manchester.

Seasonal routes to Munich are also offered by Monarch Airlines from Leeds/Bradford, London-Luton and Manchester.

Very popular cheap flights to Munich are available from Easyjet, with departures from Edinburgh, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted and Manchester.

The Oktoberfest in Germany
Munich is the venue for the famous German Oktoberfest.

More than being merely a ‘beer festival’, this annual event, held in Munich since 1810, celebrates Bavarian history and culture, focusing on gastronomy and the brewing tradition.

Find out more about Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

There are plentiful breweries in Bavaria, including the well-known Erdinger Weissbier brewery, located very close from Munich Airport.

If you are in Munich for beer-tasting and opted for car hire as a means of transportation, do mind the allowed alcohol level for drivers in Germany: up to 0,05% of blood alcohol (or 0,25 mg/l breath alcohol).


Cheap car hire Munich Airport - compare prices of car rental in Munich
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Published: Thursday, September 05 2013
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