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Dollar Car Rental at Munich Airport

Starting from 8.84 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024 at Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss

Prepare yourself for an Alpine adventure with Dollar Car Rental at Munich Airport. Germany’s second busiest Airport, Munich’s Franz Josef Strauß Airport (MUC) is located about 30 kilometers northeast of Munich. With a car rental at Munich Airport, you are all set to explore the magnificent capital of Bavaria at your own pace. What is more, this is an excellent starting point for exploring the picturesque Bavarian Alps, and the spectacular Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles. 

Whether you need a compact car to explore Munich city or are keen to venture further in an SUV, our fleet has something to suit every traveller. So, get yourself a car rental at Munich Airport Germany, and make the most of Bavaria.

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Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss, MUENCHEN AIRPORT CENTER LEVEL 85356 MUNICH

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Mo-Fr 0600-2200, Sa 0800-1700, Su 0600-2200

The Dollar Car Rental desk is located on Level 3 of the MAC (Munich Airport Centre). The MAC is positioned between the two passenger terminal buildings. Once you have collected your luggage from baggage claim, follow the Hertz/Dollar signs. Cross the central plaza of the airport and enter the MAC.

You can pick up your car hire at Munich Airport from the multi-storey car park nearby. Our staff at the counter will help you complete your paperwork, hand you the keys, and direct you to the correct location to pick up your car.

Rent a car at Munich Airport, and you can enjoy your Bavarian trip in the best possible way. Whether you are here for Oktoberfest, on a work trip, or on a family vacation, a car hire at Munich Airport will open up a broad range of options in vehicle categories, suitable for any budget and occasion.

  1. Mini Category: accommodates up to 4 passengers, with space for a small suitcase. Ideal for manoeuvring Munich’s cityscape.
  2. Economy Category: with space for up to 4 passengers and trunk space for a large and a small suitcase. Perfect for smaller groups.
  3. Compact Category: seats up to 5 passengers, with a roomier trunk.
  4. Mid Size Category: with ample space for luggage and up to 5 passengers, making it suitable for longer trips through the picturesque Bavarian landscape.


Munich is more than just the host city of the famed, energetic Oktoberfest. Beautiful parks, world-class galleries, majestic baroque and rococo palaces, grand neo-classical buildings, and lest we forget - the ubiquitous beer halls are what you can expect from this city. You can reach Munich city centre in just 40 mins with a car hire from Munich Airport.

Head to the heart of the city to Marienplatz, the city's central square. Marvel at the neo-Gothic New Town Hall with its glockenspiel, an architectural wonder of a clock, with a chime that reenacts historical events. Climb the iconic towers of the Frauenkirche for panoramic city views and head on to the vibrant food market at Viktualienmarkt.

Nymphenburg Palace is a 40-minute drive from the airport via the A9. This 17th Century, baroque palace, nicknamed the "Bavarian Versailles," boasts opulent Rococo interiors, expansive manicured gardens, and is home to the world's largest collection of porcelain made by the famous Nymphenburger Manufaktur. There is free parking along the palace walls.

One of the largest urban parks in the world, Englischer Garten is a sprawling lush green park popular with Münchner and tourists alike. Park your car rental at Munich Airport in the free parking and enjoy the picturesque landscapes, a tranquil lake, outdoor beer gardens, and the charming pagoda.


Rent a car at Munich Airport and prepare to savour a German feast. Munich’s food scene is eclectic, you will find everything from hearty, traditional Bavarian food to Michelin-star restaurants. Here are some of our chosen recommendations:

Hofbräuhaus, arguably one of the world's most famous beer houses, is located in the heart of the city (approximately 40 km from the airport).  With a capacity of over 5,000, it has an exuberant and lively atmosphere. Pair their famous Hofbräuhaus lager with a giant pretzel or a plate of mustard-slathered Weisswurst (white veal sausage) for an authentic taste of Munich.

Once the stables of Munich’s royal residence, Brenner, an Italian restaurant now features a sleek, minimalist interior and a menu that offers dishes that are a fusion of Bavarian and international cuisine, made using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. With a car hire at Munich Airport, you can be at Brenner on Maximilianstraße 15 in 25 minutes.

A quintessential thing to do in Munich is to take a brewery tour. Known as the world’s oldest brewery, Weihenstephan Brewery is perched atop a hill and was once the brewery of the Benedictine monks. They have a restaurant serving traditional German fare. Sample their delicious pilsner while taking in the breathtaking views of the old town of Freising. You can get there in 15 minutes from the airport via Ismaninger Str. and Westtangente.

When you wish to return your car rental at Munich International Airport, follow the simple steps listed below:

  1. Drive to the airport from Munich via the A9 (Exit Munich via Thomas-Wimmer-Ring, Widenmayer Str., Iffland Str., and B2R).
  2. Continue driving on the A9 towards A92, following the signs to the airport. From the A92, take exit 6-Dreieck.
  3. Once at the airport, head to Zentral Allee, the designated car rental return area in front of parking P26 and north of Parking lot P9.
  4. Park your car in the Hertz/Dollar rental parking lot and head to the Hertz counter at the MAC on Level 3, between the two terminal buildings.

Rental Fleet Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss

Discover budget-friendly vehicles for unforgettable travels*

Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
FORD FIESTA car rental in Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
FORD FIESTA or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 2

8.84 GBP per day*

Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
OPEL ADAM car rental in Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
OPEL ADAM or similar
  • 4

  • Manual

  • 1

8.84 GBP per day*

Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
OPEL ASTRA car rental in Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
OPEL ASTRA or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

9.42 GBP per day*

Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
OPEL INSIGNIA car rental in Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
OPEL INSIGNIA or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

9.74 GBP per day*

Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
FORD KUGA car rental in Munich Airport Franz-Josef-Strauss
FORD KUGA or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

18.81 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024

Frequently Asked Questions

How is vehicle damage assessed?

When you pick up your car hire in Germany at Munich Airport, you will be provided with a vehicle condition sheet, which will list any existing damage. When you return your car hire, the vehicle will be inspected and a condition sheet will be made on which any new damage will be noted, excluding that linked to wear and tear resulting from normal use.

Are there any road closures during Oktoberfest in Munich?

Yes, there are road closures and traffic restrictions near the festival grounds during Oktoberfest in Munich. This is to ensure safety and smooth operations during this popular festival.

What if I'm late returning the car?

Returning the car you hired in Germany at Munich Airport late will result in a late return fee. This fee helps compensate Dollar Car Rental for any inconvenience caused by the delay.

I booked a car hire at Munich Airport with a debit card. Do I need the same card during pickup?

While Dollar Car Rentals accept debit cards for online booking, we need you to present both the debit card used for booking and a valid credit card in your name at the time of pickup. The credit card will be used to block a deposit for the estimated rental cost.

What is the speed limit on German highways?

Germany's Autobahn system is famous for having some sections with no speed limit. But there are restrictions in some sections (maximum recommended 130 km/h). Many sections of the Autobahn do have posted speed limits.

How can I extend or modify my car rental booking?

You can extend or modify your booking online up to three times free of cost. Log in to your account and make the necessary changes through the View/Modify/Cancel button.

What documents must I present to rent a car at Munich Airport?

To pick up the vehicle, you must present a valid ID (ID card or passport), an original valid driver's licence, and the credit card used to make the reservation.

Is it necessary to return the car with a full tank?

It depends on your chosen fuel policy. You can prepay for fuel or return the car with a full tank to avoid additional charges.


FOR RENTALS IN ITALY - from 15th Nov to 15th Apr many cities in specific Italian regions are required by law to restrict rentals to only those vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. To comply with these regulations, Dollar equipped vehicles with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges as Winterisation fee. Hence, for these vehicles there’s NO NEED TO BOOK snow chains as Extra.

IMPORTANT: Please check the rate details of your quotation on the right of this web page to verify if your booking includes Winterisation fee before booking snow chains in Italy.