The MVV-App is a journey planning application created by the Munich transport association (Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund, MVV). It is both free of charge and without advertising.
It provides travel information for the entire public transport network in Munich and the surrounding regions (districts of Dachau, Ebersberg, Erding, Freising, Fürstenfeldbruck, München, Starnberg and the norhern part of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen) – no matter whether you go by train, (sub)urban railways, underground, tram or bus. In many cases with real-time information. With the MVV-App you can also purchase selected MVV tickets with your smartphone or tablet on the go. Register once and you have the option to either buy the single trip tickets or you can choose to buy one of our day tickets for your stay in Munich. Besides, the MVV-App provides additional information on public transport in the entire Greater Munich Area, such as public transport and tariff maps as well as any changes in the timetables.
The departure monitor indicates the next departures and/or arrivals from a stop or the stops in the neighborhood of your current location in real-time (where available).
The journey planner will help you to find the quickest route from A to B – in many cases with real-time information. Just enter the name of a stop, a point of interest or any desired address in Munich or the surrounding districts as your starting point or destination. With GPS you can also use your current location. The results include all footpath directions. Save and label your favorite trips, get further information about your journey, share your trips or enter them into your calendar to be notified in time. The MVV-App also helps you buy the correct ticket for the selected journey. With just a few clicks you can purchase mobile tickets directly from the journey planner.
At a glance, you can see disruptions that might affect your daily commute ordered by lines and their operation names. As yet, the descriptions of timetable changes are only available in German.
With menu item “Tickets” you can purchase selected MVV tickets as mobile ticket. Register once within one of the listed shops (identical range of tickets) and choose your ticket before starting your journey. You can pay for your tickets by using a credit card or direct debit. As electronic tickets are personalized, you have to bring your official photo ID.
• Network plans:
In addition, the MVV-App provides you with various public transport network plans and tariff maps. Although most of the plans are in German language, you can find several plans in English, too. For example: the general plan of the regional train, suburban train and underground in the entire MVV area.
• Interactive map:
The interactive map does not just help you to come along in the MVV area. You get access to further information such as nearby departures by using your GPS signal.
If you choose the appropriate settings, you can for example avoid stairs during your trip or prefer less walking time over the quickest connection. In case you take a bike with you, the journey planner is able to take this into account too. You can also exclude connections not being integrated within the MVV tariff.
Thank you for your feedback. This update brings various design improvements, new features and bugfixes.
First and foremost the update fixes a bug that causes an error when logging in to the MVV ticket shop on some devices.
In case of any questions, problems or suggestions for improvement, please feel free to contact MVV customer service.
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
You'd wouldn't think a free app could be a rip-off
... But this one cost me 60 euros. You can't buy tickets in advance on this app. God knows why. But it will happily trick you into thinking you have, at least until an inspector asks you to produce it. Then you find the truth: you can do a search for connections 10 months into the future, day, time and everything. But when you click "buy", the ticket they sell you is valid starting now--and expires in three hours.
This is incompetence verging on dishonesty. I'd think it was intentional, but everything else about the UI is so poorly thought out and executed, I guess the designers have just never met a human before.
Use the app. It serves a necessary function. But be careful!
Waste of time
After the last update I lost what ever credit I still have in the MVG shop. iPad version can’t be started. The management of this should be fired, together with the product management, test and verification team. Another worst I have ever seen. Where are the CEO and board who allow this to happened. If I am on the MVV system and using this nonfunctional app and can’t get a ticket I will be fined while you fat lazy people don’t even care. Shame on all of you. Joe
After the latest update the app has become unusable. Logging into the app you need to delete it and reload from the App Store and then register again. Planning a trip gives a error message and asks you to retry which continuously fails. The interactive map is not usable. This app is definitely not recommended although it has some great ideas if they could get everything to work.
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- Muenchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Gesellschaft mit beschraenkter Haftung (MVV)
- 108.7 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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- © MENTZ GmbH
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.