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MUNICH TRANSPORT - UNDERGROUND TRAINS - S-BAHAN

Munich Transport GermanyMunich 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 www.mvv-muenchen.de 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 plans.

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.