There´s an App for just about everything nowadays. Need help finding an apartment in Munich? Learning German? How about finding the latest events and restaurants? We´ve got you covered. Here are a few must-have apps that make life in Munich a little bit easier:
Public Transportation & Ride Sharing Apps
- MVV – this app will get you from point A to B on public transport. Find out times of departure, so you´ll never miss the train ever again. You can even buy tickets using the app.
- MVG More – MVG More is for Car Sharing & Bike Rentals! Website is in German, but the app is in English.
- MyTaxi – the best and easiest way to hire a Taxi. Also, you can pre-book a taxi using this app, which can come in handy for important appointments or catching a plane.
- DriveNow – Rent a car exactly when you need one! This is our favorite car sharing app, especially if you like the idea of cruising around the city in a BMW.
Travel Guides, Maps & Culture Tips
- TripAdvisor – looking for reviews on the latest hotels and restaurants? Maybe you´re looking for the closest restaurant near you. This App is for you. Google Play or iPhone
- Muenchen.de – this is Munich’s official city app. Find out about all things related to Munich such as events, shopping, where to find doctors, or even ATMs.
- Coolguide Munich – an English app dedicated to keeping you “in the know” on all the coolest spots in Munich.
- Munich Museum – a few museums offer apps or guided tours in English right from your smartphone.
- Komoot – Hikers, Bikers and adventure seekers will love this intuitive route planning app. Next time you head for the Alps, use this app to help navigate your route!
- E Tips Munich Offline Travel Guide – If you are new to the city or just visiting, this app feature awesome city tour itineraries based on the amount of time you have. Best of all, it has off-line features.
Making Everyday Life Easier in Munich
- Foodora , Lieferando or Deliveroo – having a lazy day… order in with any of these food delivery services.
- ImmoScout24 – apartment hunting? Immobilien Scout is a must-have. Google Play or for iPhone
- Cozi – From my schedule to my shopping lists, it keeps me organized! It even has a multi-user function, which allows my husband and I to share and edit the same calendar and grocery lists. All for free!
Learning & Speaking German Apps
- Slow German with Annik Rubens – OK, so this one is a Podcast! I listen to it on my Podcast App for iPhone. It is for beginner-intermediate students learning German. Short episodes provide interesting news covering German culture, news and history. Spoken at a slow even tempo, it is perfect for your listening skills.
- Memrise – Great tool for learning German (all levels). Fun and interactive.
- Leo Dictionary – is a reliable Go-To everyday dictionary app.