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There are 5 ways to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Nuremberg (NUE) MUC - NUE

$55 - $192

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport to Erlangen 186

$22

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from München Flughafen Terminal to München Hbf S 1 (46)
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Erlangen Ice

$50 - $79

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Rb / ...

$56 - $97

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen 111.7 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen is to bus which costs 19€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport and arriving at Erlangen. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen. However, there are services departing from München Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Erlangen via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Erlangen is 149 km. The road distance is 178.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 19€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen, including transfers.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport station.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen train services, operated by S-Bahn, depart from München Flughafen Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen is to fly which takes 1 h 25 min and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ and takes 2 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC), Germany and Erlangen, Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Erlangen station.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Erlangen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen is 179 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Erlangen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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