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Cheap flights to Bavaria

Also known as the Free State of Bavaria, or Bavaria, the federal state is in the southeast of Germany and has a land area of around 70,500 square kilometres, or an estimated 27,000 square miles. Bavaria is Germany’s largest federal state, with the state’s capital and largest city, Munich, being the country’s third largest city. The people of Bavaria are called Bavarians and are the proudest of all Germans. They are loyal to their traditions, and they value their history and roots. They also see or identify themselves firstly as Bavarians, then Germans. To be understood within Bavaria, the German dialects spoken within the immediate area are Austro-Bavarian in Old Bavaria, mainly south-east and east, Swabian German within the Bavarian part of Swabia, and East Franconian German in Franconia, in the north. 

 

What to see & do

Also known as Bundesland or shortened to Land, Bavaria is divided into Franconia or Franken, Bavarian-Swabia or Schwaben, Upper Palatinate or Oberpfalz, Upper Bavaria or Oberbayern, and Lower Bavaria or Niederbayern. The cities within Bavaria include Munich or München, Augsburg, Bayreuth, Bamberg, Erlangen, Fürth, Nuremberg or Nürnberg, Regensburg, and Würzburg. Additional destinations within Bavaria include Ammersee, Bavarian Alps, Bavarian Forest, Berchtesgaden national Park, Chiemsee, Franconian Lake District, Romantic Road, and Schloss Neuschwanstein. 

 

How to get around within Bavaria 

Moving around Bavaria is mostly done by train, car, or foot. Taking the train is suitable for Bavaria visitors since the trains connect towns with the larger cities within the federal state. Travellers can purchase the Bayern-Ticket, which lets for an easy all-day travel in regional trains categorised as S, RB, RE, and IRE, within the state, and on to the bordering towns of Salzburg, Reutte, or Ulm. Bavaria also has private trains and local buses as other options for transportation. Among the railway stations in Bavaria include Munich Main station, Nuremberg Main station, Augsburg Main station, Regensburg Main station, and Bamberg Main station. Additionally, Bavaria by car is ideal when in the countryside or the rural areas, while walking can be done in the smaller areas of the region, where parts of the area can be experienced more when on foot. 

 

How to get there

There are multiple airports that serve Bavaria, Germany. Main international airports include Munich Airport and Nuremberg Airport – the airports that serve Munich and Nuremberg respectively. The airlines that operate from Munich Airport are Adria Airways, Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot and Aeroflot operated by Rossiya, airBaltic, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air China, Air Dolomiti, Air Europa, Air Lituanica, Air Malta, Air VIA, Condor, Germania, El Al, Etihad Airways, Finnair, and Lufthansa, with flights into and out of Ljubljana, Athens, Cork, Dublin, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Riga, Gran Canaria, Erbil, Tel AViv, Abu Dhabi, Miami, New York, and Helsinki, to name a few. The airlines that operate from Nuremberg Airport include Air Berlin, Air France operated by HOP! and CityJet, Bulgarian Air Charter, Germanwings, Germanwings operated by Eurowings, KLM operated by KLM Cityhopper, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Regional operated by Lufthansa CityLine, Pegasus Airlines, Ryanair, SunExpress, SunExpress Deutschland, Swiss International Air Lines operated by Tyrolean Airways, Swiss European Air Lines, and Helvetic Airways, TUIfly, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and Wizz Air with its flights to and from destinations such as Berlin, Hamburg, Vienna, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, Istanbul, London, Zurich, Hurghada, Tenerife, Barcelona, and Bucharest. Travellers can also fly in and out of Frankfurt Airport located in Frankfurt, Germany. 

Flights to Bavaria

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