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The City Sightseeing Munich bus tour is a fully narrated journey around all the finest landmarks and attractions at the heart of the Bavarian capital. From the upper deck of your open-top bus you'll have the best vantage point on the road and complete freedom to hop on and off at any point along the three routes. A comprehensive itinerary will take you from the gardens of Nymphenburg Palace in the west all the way to Haidhausen, otherwise known as the 'French Quarter', in the east. In between you'll be placed either next to or within easy walking distance of some of city's top spots, including Marienplatz, Frauenkirche and Englischer Garten.
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Season

  • All year round, Daily.

Commentary

  • Digital Audio: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian.

Tour Times/Frequencies:

  • See the three schedules below.

Departure Point:

Duration

  • All routes: 1 Hour.

Ticket Types:

  • Adult tickets aged 16+ years.
  • Child tickets aged 5-15 years.
  • Family tickets 2 adults 3 children.

Children aged 4 years and under travel free.


About The City Sightseeing Munich Tour:

The full tour is split into three separate routes which you are free to jump between at any operational hour during the ticket validity period. All three routes begin at Munich Central Station.


Munich 'City Tour' Route:

The first route, otherwise called the 'City Tour' focuses on the central and eastern portions of the city centre. Drop off points on the city tour include the iconic Marienplatz, Munich's main square; the Bavarian State Opera and Haidhausen.

City Tour | Times/Frequencies:

  • April - October: 10:00-17:00; buses every 10-20 minutes.
  • November - March: 10:00-16:00; buses every 30 minutes Mon-Fri & every 10-20 minutes Sat-Sun.

Munich 'Nymphenburg-Olympia Tour' Route:

The 'Nymphenburg-Olympia Tour' heads west towards the sprawling gardens and marvelous baroque architecture of Nymphenburg palace, where you'll be set down a short yet picturesque walk from the main building. When you've taken all the time you need the next stop is Olympiapark, hosting site for the 1972 Summer Olympics, and now a venue for numerous cultural, social and religious events.

Nymphenburg-Olympia Tour | Times/Frequencies:

  • April - October: 10:00-16:00; buses every 60 minutes.
  • November - March: 10:00, 11:00, 14:00 & 15:00 from Mon-Fri & every 60 minutes Sat-Sun, 10:00-16:00.

Munich 'Schwabing Tour' Route:

The 'Schwabing Tour' takes a north-easterly road through the shops, bars, restaurants and clubs of bohemian Munich. You will also be dropped off next to the 910 acre English Park and the Pinakotheken art museums.

Schwabing Tour | Times/Frequencies:

  • April - October: 10:30-16:30; buses every 2 hours.
  • November - March: 12:30 & 16:30 each day Mon-Fri & every 2 hours Sat-Sun, 10:30-16:30.

Another thing you'll love about Munich is its Bavarian cuisine. In the spirit of discovery we spoke to a bunch of knowledgeable locals and travel experts to hear their suggestions on the best places to eat. Take a look at our article, '7 Of The Best Bavarian Restaurants In Munich & More', to find the city's best loved gastropubs, beer halls and traditional restaurants.

Itinerary

City Sightseeing Munich Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stops:

  • 1, Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)
  • 2, Odeonsplatz
  • 3, Oper
  • 4, Marienplatz
  • 5, Haidhausen
  • 6, Stachus
  • 7, Neuhausen
  • 8, Nymphenburg
  • 9, Olympiapark
  • 10, Englischer Garten
  • 11, Schwabing
  • 12, Pinakotheken

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Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon purchase please print off the email voucher you receive from this site and exchange it at any one of the tour's hop on hop off bus stops.

The first stop is Munich Central Station. City Sightseeing Munich staff will provide you with tickets which you can use at any point during the validity period (24-48 hours).

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