Munich Airport (MUC)
Car Hire / Rental
Driving from Munich International Airport (MUC) to the city is an exceedingly simple affair and once there, getting around is equally uncomplicated on account of the well-organised road network and good signage system. With this in mind, many visitors flying into Munich Airport choose to take hire cars for all or part of their stay in the city and Upper Bavaria.
While car hire is available on arrival at the airport, we recommend that you arrange this ahead of travelling in order to ensure that you get the make and model that best suits your driving requirements.
Speed limits in Munich, Germany
Urban areas: 50 kph / 30 mph
Open roads: 100 kph / 63 mph
Motorways / highways: 130 kph / 80 mph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Munich
When driving in Munich, always stay on the right-hand side of the road and obey the usual rules of the roads. To be able to hire a car at the airport you must bring a current driving licence, or if you are arriving from outside of the EU, a valid International Driving Permit, also known as an IDP. Whilst you are able to drive rental cars throughout Germany, driving in some surrounding countries is restricted or will require extra insurance, such as Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Poland.
Munich International Airport (MUC) Car Rental Companies
The following car rental companies have representatives at Munich International Airport and are situated on concourse A of Terminal 1.
- Avis Auto Rental
- National Rent-a-Car
Munich International Airport (MUC)