Transport – Public transportation is
a must in any city. Munich’s transportation
is easy to understand and follow. The MVV, Munich
Transport and Traffic Association controls all of
the public transportation in the city. MVV works to
keep this system in order, while extending and improving
on the system which is already in use. They have a
large amount of people who depend on public transportation
to get to work daily.
There are options to choose from in Munich’s
transportation. The MVV offers city buses, regional
buses, trams, underground and urban rails for use.
The city bus system has seventy different routes they
follow. These routes tend to be just in the city areas.
While the regional bus system travels on the outer
banks of Munich. The tram system has ten different
routes they follow. The Underground Trains
are known as the S-Bahn. This means
Schnellbahn, or fast train in German. There are eight
different routes they follow, while the urban rails
have 10 routes. The urban rail system is known as
the U-Bahn. The signs and maps are easy to follow
even if you don’t speak English.
The MVV has even made their website
multilingual. From this website you can check out
the rates for travel, and even download maps for yourself.
You can find the S-Bahn or U-Bahn by looking for circles
with the letter S or B in them. The bus stops are
at certain locations noted by a sign. You even have
options on how to buy your tickets. You can located
a ticket booth inside the train stations or use the
friendly to use vending machines. If you have any
questions, the seek out a booth. The attended will
be able to direct you to the correct train or bus.
Whether you plan on using the services everyday or
just once in awhile, there is a ticket that fits your
If you are looking to travel outside of Munich, then
find your way to the main train station, Die
Bahn (DB). Students and other tourists can
buy an Eurorail pass and travel by trains inside Europe.
There are different types of tickets you can purchased
depending on your travel needs. This tends to be an
inexpensive way to travel and see Europe. You have
choices of high speed trains or everyday trains. They
have many stops, offer dinning cars and are considered
a comfortable ride. The Bahn Hof is located in the
middle of downtown Munich.
If you are looking for more information, or you wish
to buy tickets before leaving on your trip then check
out the websites. www.eurorail.com
can help you with Eurorail passes. Most online travel
services now a days can help book tickets online.