Munich International Airport (MUC)
Munich Airport is the 2nd best airport in the world according to our worldwide airport ranking. Over 42 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it the second busiest airport in Germany.
Quality of service
MUC Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations
More than 490 flights depart from Munich Airport daily. The average flight delay percentage for the airport was 18.4% in 2016, which is less than at Berlin Tegel but more than at Cologne Airport. Berlin Tegel Airport is the destination that receives the largest traffic from Munich Airport. Despite the heavy traffic, Munich Airport manages to hold true to its tight schedule, ranking 8.16 for punctuality. Last year, only 0.16% of all flights departing from the airport were canceled or heavily delayed (more than three hours).
On-time performance for nearby airports
For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling to or from Munich Airport.
|Nearby Airport||On-Time Performance|
|Salzburg W A Mozart||Salzburg, AT||8.9|
|Nuremberg, Nuremberg||Nuremberg, DE||7.7|
Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from MUC Airport?
Every year, 18,4% of flights departing from Airport Munich are delayed (more than 15 mins) or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to €600 in compensation.
Flights from MUC
Munich Airport is the 2nd busiest airport in Germany as well as the 37th busiest airport in world. Over 490 flights depart from the airport every day. Berlin Tegel receives the most traffic from Munich Airport, followed by Düsseldorf Airport.
Most Popular Flight Routes
|1.||MUC to TXL (Berlin Tegel Airport, Berlin, Germany)|
|2.||MUC to DUS (Duesseldorf International Airport, Duesseldorf, Germany)|
|3.||MUC to HAM (Hamburg Airport, Hamburg, Germany)|
|4.||MUC to LHR (London Heathrow Airport, London , United Kingdom)|
|5.||MUC to FRA (Frankfurt International Airport, Frankfurt, Germany)|
Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from MUC
As only 0,16% of flights out of Munich airport are delayed for more than 3 hours or canceled, it's likely you'll arrive at your destination on time. However, there are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:
|1.||MUC to YYZ (Toronto Lester B Pearson Intl, Toronto, Canada)||53%|
|2.||MUC to LGW (London Gatwick Airport, London , United Kingdom)||47%|
|3.||MUC to LED (St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport, St Petersburg, Russian Federation)||47%|
Had a flight delay from MUC in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.
Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Munich Airport, you could be eligible for up to 600€ in compensation for delays or cancellations and overbooked flights. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.
How Passengers feel about MUC Airport
We analyzed passenger’s opinions on Twitter about their experience traveling to and from Munich Airport, and the overall satisfaction level was 4.8/10, making it more satisfactory than other German Airports, like Frankfurt Airport.
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About MUC Airport
Munich airport is the 2nd best airport in the world according to our worldwide airport ranking. Over 42 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it the 2nd busiest airport in Germany.
MUC Airport Location
The Airport Munich lies 28.5 km northeast of the central Munich and can per reached by metro, bus and via car.
- Airport IATA Code: MUC
- Address: Nordallee 25, 85356 Munich, Germany
- Contact: 00498997500
Getting around MUC