Munich's Franz Josef Strauss Airport is located approx. 28 kilometers northeast of Munich. It opened May 17, 1992 and has become Germany's second-largest international aviation hub just behind the Frankfurt/Main Airport. Munich Airport is Europe's seventh-largest airport in terms of airline passengers (as per April 2007).
To Salzburg via Munich
Due to the short distance between Munich and Salzburg, Munich Airport is a great asset to tourists traveling to Salzburg. An excellent railway connection from Munich Airport via Munich East Train Station takes passengers to Salzburg in just 2.5 hours. Railway timetables can be accessed directly at www.bahn.at or www.bahn.de. The 180-kilometer stretch of highway between Munich and Salzburg on Highway A8 is covered in one hour and 45 minutes by car. A highway sticker is required from the Austrian border at Walserberg. Stickers can be purchased at the border.
Salzburg Rental Car Service
"Salzburger Mietwagen Service" takes travelers from Munich Airport to their accommodations in Salzburg and back: passengers are picked up on time and dropped off at the airport terminal. The trip from Munich to Salzburg takes approx. 2.5 hours. The comfortable vans can accommodate up to eight passengers; individual transfers are available upon request.
Transfers must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. For more information visit www.salzburgermietwagenservice.at