Favourite airline: Lufthansa
The majority of passengers on the route London Heathrow – Munich prefer to fly with Lufthansa.
Lufthansa
20 %
British Airways
11 %
Eurowings
10 %
Tip: book 5 months before departure
If booked 5 months before travel, flights cost only £87.00.
138 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: e.g. Sunday
The cheapest day of departure is Sunday. You can save up to 8 % when you fly on this day of the week.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 8 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 50min
05h 30min
08h 10min
£82
£89
£185
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
01h 50min, from £82
31 %
1 stopover Brussels
15h 35min, from £135
8 %
1 stopover Paris - Charles de Gaulle
04h 35min, from £102
7 %

Beautiful Bavarian Capital

Munich is the capital of Bavaria and lies in South West Germany, approximately 80km from the Austrian border. The city dates to 1158, when the area was the location of a Benedictine monastery. The city boasts a rich heritage and a wealth of architecture, museums and monuments. There is also a vibrant nightlife and a rich culinary and literature culture. 

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Best time to travel for weather and atmosphere

In Munich, temperatures can range from over 32 °C in the summer months to around -4 °C in winter. The city is particularly busy from September through to the first week of October, when the annual Oktoberfest is held. The festival usually concludes on the first Sunday of October, however it is extended where the 3rd of October, the celebration of German re-unification, falls the following day. The city boasts many beautiful sights, including the Fraunenkirche and the New Town Hall.

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Before you travel, what to do and when

Munich is famous for its beer, particularly its wheat, or Weissbier. You can enjoy these year-round in a variety of halls, and during Oktoberfest you can expect tents dedicated to a variety of brands. The city is also famous for its football, hosting both Bayern Munich and TSV Munchen 1860 in the famous Allianz arena. The city boasts a range of museums, from art to science, and a vibrant fashion scene. The cost of living is cheaper than the UK's, while entertainment and dining are less expensive than London.

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Local information, accommodation and getting around

On arrival, the Lufthansa Airport bus will get you to the Main Station in approximately 45 minutes. Alternatively, you can travel to the Munich exhibition centre by shuttle bus. This is also serviced by over-ground train routes S1/S8. Taxis are cheaper than London; it costs approximately EUR 50 from the airport into the city and takes around 40 minutes. Accommodation varies in price and hotels are quite expensive, at around EUR 100 per night. However you can stay in a hostel, with prices starting at around EUR 15 per night. It is more expensive during Oktoberfest and you should book well in advance. The public transport system is well integrated and reliable. While single tickets cost around EUR 2.70, a day travel card costs around EUR 6.20 and is valid on all public transport. This is usually the more convenient option, particularly if you want to look around the city.

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