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Fares from $287 One Way, $697 Round Trip from San Francisco to Munich

Prices starting at $697 for return flights and $287 for one-way flights to Munich were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Munich from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Munich

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeMUC
Distance5864 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Austrian, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:40PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:20AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from San Francisco to Munich

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Munich

Flights to Munich will land at Munich Airport, which is located 17.7 miles northeast of Munich, Germany. This airport is served by Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner airlines. Orbitz.com can help you find discount tickets to Munich Airport, whether you're looking for domestic flights or international planes.

Transportation from Munich Airport

Munich Airport offers buses, taxis, and rental cars for transportation. Buses leave from the main railroad station in Munich every 20 minutes, but these will cost more than the train, the S-Bahn, which will also pick you up at the airport. The train ride takes approximately 40 minutes from the airport to the city, and buses can take at least that long. Taxis can take you to central Munich in approximately 35 minutes, but these can cost upwards of 60 euros. Rental cars range in cost depending on what you want to drive, but they are available at the airport rental counter, so you won't have to wait for the vehicle to arrive.

Weather in Munich

The average annual temperature in Munich is 47 degrees Fahrenheit, with temperatures reaching the highest in the summer. The average high is only 55 degrees annually, but July and August can have temperatures as high as 73 degrees Fahrenheit. In the winter, temperatures can be as low as 24 degrees Fahrenheit, with the annual low being 39 degrees Fahrenheit.

Munich's Major Attractions

One of the major events in Munich is Oktoberfest, which is a 17-day festival that has over 200 sideshows, carnival rides, and other amusements. Of course, this is also a beer festival. The Munich Opera is also one artistic production that music lovers shouldn't miss. Orbitz.com can help you plan to see these events and more while you book flights to Munich.

Flights from San Francisco to Munich - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Munich?

There are two carriers that operate direct flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Munich Airport (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.). Lock in your seat now with Lufthansa or United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Munich?

At least 11 hours and 5 minutes long, the journey from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Munich Airport (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) is considered a long-haul flight. Try to catch a few hours of sleep on the plane to arrive feeling refreshed.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Munich most frequently?

The airlines that have the most frequent flights between San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) and Munich Airport (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) include Lufthansa (LH). This well-known option offers 26 flights on the route every month. If you can't find the right flight for you there, look up the airfares with United Airlines (UA). This carrier is a fantastic alternative and operates 17 flights from San Francisco to Munich every month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.