Münchner Freiheit (Munich U-Bahn)

Münchner Freiheit is a Munich U-Bahn interchange station in the Munich borough of Schwabing-Freimann. Here, the U3 and U6 subway lines part, with U3 continuing west towards Scheidplatz and U6 continuing north towards Freimann. The station serves as a major interchange for northern Munich.

Münchner Freiheit
Munich subway station Münchner Freiheit 2009-12.jpg
Munich, Germany
Coordinates48°09′41″N 11°35′11″E / 48.16139°N 11.58639°E / 48.16139; 11.58639Coordinates: 48°09′41″N 11°35′11″E / 48.16139°N 11.58639°E / 48.16139; 11.58639
Platforms2 island platforms
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Fare zoneMVV: M[1]
Preceding station   U-Bahn   Following station

Underground, the station consists of two island platforms, each servicing two tracks.

On the surface, a bus and tram terminal is located on the corner of Leopoldstraße and Feilitschstraße. This is the southern terminus of route Munich tramway of the Munich tramway, which opened in 2009 and continues north towards the Parkstadt Schwabing office and residential development.[2][3]


The station is named after the eponymous square located on the eastern side of Leopoldstraße. Before the renovation in 2009, the name had the old spelling: Münchener Freiheit. The spelling was changed to omit the extra letter 'e' in Münchner.


  1. ^ "S-Bahn, U-Bahn, Regionalzug, Tram und ExpressBus im MVV" (PDF). Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund. December 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  2. ^ Pulling, Neil (November 2010). "System Factfile 38: Munich, Germany". Tramways & Urban Transit. Ian Allan Ltd / Light Rail Transit Association. pp. 419–421.
  3. ^ "Munich tram network" (PDF). MVG. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 September 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2011.

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