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"Public transport to and from Munich? How frequent, how long does it take, how much it costs and how early/late does it run?" (posted 08/18/2014)

http://www.mvv-muenchen.de/en/homepage/index.html. Start: Erdweg Train Station; Destiation (for example): Munich Main Train Station. From Eisenhofe, it is about 50 minutes. A single ticket costs about 8 Euro. A group ticket is somewhat cheaper. In the morning, the trains start at 5 am and run until the night around 1 am.
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As far as I know, the S-bahn connection between Munich and Fuerstenfeldbruck takes 35-40 minutes. You can find the exact schedule at www.mw-muenchen.de. Warm regards, Rebecca
Answer provided by Rebecca Zuppardo on 08/18/2014
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The S4 travels between Fuerstenfeldbruck and Munich, and it takes about 30 minutes to the center (Karlsplatz/Stachus). The last train departs at 1:00 am, and the first one of the day leaves at 5:00 am. For an adult, you will need 5 stripes on a stripe ticket (10 stripes cost 12.50 Euro) for a one-way trip, that is 5 Euro. You can find out more about the Munich public transit at: http://www.mvv-muenchen.de/de/tickets-preise/ticket-navigator/index.html. For information abotu family or group tickets, go here: http://www.mvv-muenchen.de/de/tickets-preise/tickets/tageskarten/partner-tageskarte/index.html. Kind regards, Edenhofer family
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  • Fürstenfeld Abbey
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    Fürstenfeld Abbey

    Fürstenfeld Abbey (German: Kloster Fürstenfeld) is a former Cistercian monastery in Fürstenfeldbruck (formerly known simply as Bruck) in Bavaria, Germany.

    It is situated about 25 km north-west of Munich. The abbey was one of the household monasteries of the Wittelsbachs. The abbey church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is held to be a masterpiece of the late Baroque in southern Germany.



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Fürstenfeldbruck Overview

Fürstenfeldbruck is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Fürstenfeldbruck. As of 2004[update] it has a population of 35,494. Since the 1930s, Fürstenfeldbruck has had an air force base.

The name of Fürstenfeldbruck is composed of two parts, namely 'Bruck', Bavarian dialect for 'bridge' (meaning the bridge over the Amper river) and after the famous monastery of Fürstenfeld Abbey.

Fürstenfeldbruck covers an area of 32.53 km². It is located halfway between Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) and Augsburg (Augsburg vacation rentals | Augsburg travel guide), and along the Amper river.

Things to See

  • Cistercian monastery (Fürstenfeld Abbey), founded in 1266 by Louis II, Duke of Bavaria and closed in 1803. It was one of the favourite monasteries of the Wittelsbach family.
  • Parish church of St. Magdalene (late 17th century)
  • Pilgrim church of St. Leonhard. A Gothic building which can be crossed riding a horse.
  • Aumühle, a 14th century mill now housing the municipal library.

Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base

Fürstenfeldbruck has been the site of an Air Base since 1936. It was used by the Luftwaffe before and during World War II. It was used by United States Air Force after World War II and returned to the German government in 1957 and used as a base for the modern German Air Force ever since.

The air force base was the site of the denouement of the Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) Massacre during the 1972 Summer Olympics. The nine Israeli hostages and eight Black September terrorists who held them were flown to the base from the Olympic Village via helicopter, where the terrorists believed they would be flown to a friendly Arab nation. After a bungled ambush and rescue attempt by Bavarian border guards and Munich police, the terrorists shot their bound captives and blew up a helicopter containing four of them. Five of the terrorists and a Munich police brigadier were also killed in the gunfight.

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More about the History of Fürstenfeldbruck

The name part "Fürstenfeld" says that this corridor formerly belonged to Wittelsbach. It was in 1263 that the same Cistercian monastery Fürstenfeld was founded. The settlement "Bruck" was in the vicinity of the monastery on the Amper.

The city was the base for the Luftwaffe during war.

The county now has over 180,000 inhabitants and the eastern areas of the county are very close to the state capital Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide).

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Fürstenfeldbruck is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Fürstenfeldbruck. As of 2004 it has a population of 35,494. Since the 1930s, Fürstenfeldbruck has had an air force base. The name of Fürstenfeldbruck is composed of two parts, namely 'Bruck', Bavarian dialect for 'bridge' and after the famous monastery of Fürstenfeld Abbey.

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