Munich Airport is the airport for the conference. Although the airport is approximately 40 minutes from Munich, getting to town couldn’t be simpler. The fastest and cheapest way into the city is to take S-Bahn lines S1 or S8, departing from underneath the Central Area. Buy tickets from the automated dispensers or from the ticket counter and make sure to validate them before descending to the tracks. Alternatively, you could exit terminals A or D to take the Lufthansa airport busto the main train station, which departs every 20 minutes from 06:25 - 21:45. The trip takes 45 minutes and costs EUR €9 (children €4.50). For direct transport to the Munich fairgrounds take the shuttle from terminals A and D (between 08:35 - 18:05) for EUR €8.
For other directions from Munich Airport directly to Messe Munchen, click here.
The Optical Society has arranged discounted air travel with American Airlines. You may visit the American Airlines website at www.aa.com to search for available flights to Munich (MUC) Airport and use the authorization code 9953DA to receive your discount. You may also call the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk directly at +1.800.433.1790 for assistance with reservations and ticket purchases.
Discounted flights are also available from Delta Airlines to Munich (MUC) Airports. Visit www.delta.com, select Book a Trip, and click on Meeting Event Code near the bottom of the window that pops up. On the next window, enter the Meeting Event Code NMEFR to receive your discount
Lufthansa German Airlines offers a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. As an airline partner, Lufthansa offers special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors and invited guests. The offer is valid between 6 - 23 May 2013.
To make a reservation, please click here and enter the access code DEZQXL in the "Access to Event Booking" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.
NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.
These promotional fares are also available via your IATA / ARC Travel Agent or via the Laser World of Photonics IATA-service partner nova reisen.
nova reisen GmbH
Phone: +49 89 6152140
Fax: +49 89 619634
Click here for car rental options available at Munich Airport.
Car Rental Discount
Avis Rent-a-Car is pleased to offer low rates with unlimited mileage to participants attending ECBO. For reservations call +1.800.331.1600 and refer to Avis Worldwide Discount # D004076. Reservations may also be made on the Avis website or by phone (World Wide Telephone Numbers).
Taxi stands are located at Munich Airport. More information can be found here. A taxi from Munich Airport to Munich City Center costs approximately EUR €50 and takes approximately 40 minutes.
Arrive right in the center of Munich: With approx. 350,000 passengers every day, Munich’s Central Station is the second largest passenger train station in Germany. Taxis, public transportation, and rental cars can all be found within the Central Station. On the Deutsche Bahn website , you’ll find all necessary information about travelling by train, including ticketing information.
An unlimited day pass (Tageskarte) is available for EUR €11.
Rental cars at Munich’s Central Station
The rental car center is located in the central area of Munich’s Central Station.
You’ll find additional information of the website of the rental center in Munich’s Central Station.