Garching Germany

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Mar 7th, 2003, 06:39 PM
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Garching Germany

I've leased a Renault car for our trip. We arrive in Munich, but the car is in Garching(?). Does anyone know the best way to get there? The agent wasn't too helpful. I guess a taxi is the best way, but I was hoping for something less expensive.
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Mar 7th, 2003, 09:01 PM
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Garching is a northern suburb of Munich, out beyond the beltway. It is on the same side of metropolitan Munich as the international airport.

My guess is that you can take a taxi to Garching for about the same price, or even less, than you take the Metro/Lufthansa bus.

There may be some kind of bus service from the airport to Garching, but I don't know what it is.

If you decide to take the bus/subway route, take the Lufthansa bus to the Nordfriedhof stop. The bus stop is right by the entrance to the U6 subway line. Take the U6 train north to Garching.

It is a round about way because you will be traveling two sides of a big V.

I am estimating that the taxi would not be much more expensive because it is about 60e from downtown Munich out to the airport. Garching is about half as far. You might save $10 to ride the bus and the Ubahn. I am guessing here.

Perhaps someone who knows the F. J. Strauss airport transit situation better than I can help us out.
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Mar 8th, 2003, 07:27 AM
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Bob, Do you know if the taxi charges per person or per ride? There will be four of us. Thanks for the info
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gb, my wife and I took a taxi from Munich to Garching (BMW Factory) last June. The charge was per car, not per passanger, with a euro or two for our luggage. I don't remember the exact price, but it was reasonable.

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The response I got from the Munich taxi company came in very promptly.
According to the response, the fare to Garching from the Strauss International Airport is 30 - 35 Euro plus tip.

Here is the message in its entirety.
Danke für die Anfrage.

Die Fahrt vom Flughafen München Franz Josef Strauß
nach Garching kostet etwa 30 - 35 Euro. Taxis sind am Flughafen immer
verfügbar und stehen vor dem Ausgang der Fluggäste.
Vielleicht möchten Sie nach Ihrer Ankunft eine Taxi-Guide-Tour durch München
machen, dann freuen wir uns wenn Sie wieder mit uns Kontakt aufnehmen. Ihr
"Deutsch" ist übrigens ausgezeichnet.

The trip from the Munich airport to Garching is about 30 - 35 E.
Taxis are always available in front of the passenger exits. In case you want information about sightseeing trips by taxi, please contact us. etc.
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Mar 12th, 2003, 09:49 AM
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topping for gb. Hope you see this answer. I posted it twice for you.
The answer was very, very prompt.
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