Transit

Transit at Munich Airport

After arrival at Munich Airport please check the gate number of your connecting flight. The gate number will be displayed on information screens in the terminal.

Transit between terminals? Use the free shuttle bus.

If you change between Terminals 1 and 2 you can use the free shuttle bus. The signage to your connecting gate will guide you to the shuttle bus. The bus runs every 10 minutes.


Overview shuttle bus service

  • There is a shuttle bus service between Terminal 1 and 2 for all passengers with connecting flights, departing every 10 mintues (5:50 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.). Gates K, L in T2 satellite building can be reached via the underground shuttle from Terminal 2.

Transit with passport control

In some cases you will have to present your passport at the border control depending on whether your country of origin or your travel destination is located within the Schengen area:

  • Arriving from and connecting to an airport within the Schengen area: Usually no passport control is required.

  • Arriving from and connecting to an airport outside the Schengen area: Usually no passport control is required, if you don‘t leave the gate area.

  • Arriving from the Schengen area and connecting to an airport outside the Schengen area: Passport control is required.
  • Arriving from outside the Schengen area and connecting to an airport within the Schengen area: Passport control is required.

Overview of the Schengen area

You have the option to use time-saving automatic passport control EasyPASS

Transit with security control

In some cases you will need to pass through security control when transferring. Please allow enough time for the security checks and observe the regulations for your hand luggage .


Transit and luggage

If you have booked your connecting flights under one booking number, your airline will have planned enough time for a smooth transferring. Your luggage will be transferred automatically to your connecting flight.

If you have booked two separate flights and your luggage is not checked through, you should allow enough time to pass through security and border controls and the possibility that your arriving flight could be delayed. There may also be waiting times at the baggage claim or when re-checking your bags for the connecting flight.

Relaxed transit

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