Munich International Airport (MUC)

Munich, Germany

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.

MUC Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations


On-Time Performance

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 AirportOn-Time Performance
Memmingen 8.9
Salzburg W A Mozart 8.9
Nuremberg Airport 7.7
Flight Delay Compensation

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.

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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.

1. Air Dolomiti
2. Emirates
3. Transavia
4. Lufthansa
5. Air Berlin

Most Popular Flight Routes

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:

RouteFlights disrupted
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.

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MUC Service & Quality Ratings


Quality of Service

This score is based on a series of public customer review sources, as well as our own internal data.

How Passengers feel about MUC Airport


Passenger sentiment

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.

Getting around MUC

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Baggage Claim Issues

Baggage Claim Issues at MUC

If you’ve lost your baggage or your luggage was delayed or damaged, you could be entitled to compensation from your airline. Learn more about your rights to compensation and what steps you should take when you experience a luggage-related issue.
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Get compensation when your air travel doesn't go as planned.

If you’ve been on a delayed, cancelled, or disrupted flight in the last three years, the airlines might owe you money for your troubles. Check with AirHelp to see if your flight qualifies for compensation.

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