Travel to Dachau

By car

Location map of Dachau with Munich and highway connection
  • Dachau has access to 3 major freeways:
  • Munich - Stuttgart (A8 exit Dachau-Fürstenfeldbruck)
  • Munich - Nuremberg (A9 exit Neufahrn, via A92 exit Oberschleißheim/Dachau)
  • Munich city ring (A99 exit Munich-Ludwigsfeld)

Route Planer

Parking in Dachau

By train

From Munich main station, Dachau Bahnhof can be reached by S-Bahn (S2) without changing trains in only 9 stations / or 20 minutes or by regional trains on the Munich-Ingolstadt-Treuchtlingen-Nuremberg or Würzburg line.

Deutsche Bahn 

       (German Rail)

Regional trains

Overview map of public transport in the Munich area and Dachau

There are two train stations in Dachau: Bahnhof - regional trains to Munich, Petershausen and Ingolstadt and Stadtbahnhof - only regional train SA2 - Dachau Altomünster. 
The S-Bahn (regional train - MVV) S2 Munich - Dachau - Petershausen departs from Dachau to Munich every 20 minutes (from Dachau to Petershausen every 40 minutes). The trip to Munich takes approx. 20 minutes. The S2A branches off the regional train at Dachau train station to Altomünster via Markt Indersdorf (usually every hour). For current train schedule please refer to:


By plane

Munich or Augsburg Airport

  • From Munich Airport: Freeway A92 direction Munich, exit Oberschleißheim/Dachau; or from the airport by S-Bahn (regional train)
    S1 or S8 to "Laim", there change to S2 direction "Petershausen" or "Dachau" 
  • From Augsburg Airport: Highway A8 direction Munich, exit Dachau-Fürstenfeldbruck

Munich Airport

Augsburg Airport