A Day at Stoketoberfest
8am-10am Hot breakfast to get you all fuelled up for a day of drinking and mayhem at the festival
9am onwards Make your way to the beer halls for a day full of antics. Meet us at the Augustiner-Festhalle tent!
6pm-8pm Dinner included every night.
8pm Massive Stoketoberfest campsite party begins; the beer and sangria will be flowing and the music will start pumping. Expect live bands, DJs and carnivalesque activities.
11pm Oktoberfest closes for the night and all those who have lasted the day head back to campsite to join the party
Oktoberfest is held in the centre of Munich, Germany, at the official Oktoberfest grounds Theresienwiese. This is where you will find the beer halls, fun fair rides and glorious Bavarian food.
The Stoke Travel campsite is ideally located within easy access to the Oktoberfest beer halls. Our group heads into the craziness every day via the cheap and easy public transport, which picks us up directly in front of the campsite. The Stoke Travel guides are there to direct you into the party and point you in the direction of the beautiful Bavarian beer.
How To Get There
Take the Stoke bus from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Italy and Prague. Or meet us there! Check out GoEuro for the best rates on buses, trains, and flights around Europe. Once you get to Munich, it is super easy to catch public transport to the campsite.
Directions from the Munich Airport
If you arrive at the airport you can take the S1 train or S8 train. If you take the S1 train, get off at Laim train station to switch to the S2 towards Petershausen. If you take the S8 train, you can change at any station between Ostbahnhof and Laim to the S2 towards Petershausen. Once on the S2, jump off at station Untermenzing. Right outside the station hop on the 164 bus for three stops to Campingplatz Obermenzing.
Directions from Munich city centre
Once you’re at the Hauptbahnhof, or any Munich metro station, take the underground S1 to Laim metro station, then take the S2 towards Peterhausen and jump off at Untermenzing. Right outside the station hop on the 164 bus for three stops to Campingplatz Obermenzing. Just ask the driver or have a look on the bus route map. Jump off the bus and you’re at our doorstep. Too easy!
Directions to the beer halls
To get to the beer halls you can catch either the 164 bus to Untermenzing or the 159 bus to Pasing. From there you jump on the SBahn train to Hackerbrücke, there just follow the sea of the dirndls and lederhosen to the beer halls.
The most WICKED, literally, way to get to Oktoberfest is in a Wicked Campervan. We have reserved spots for Wicked vans within the campsite. Check them out here. Please note that if you are coming by car, there is very limited parking at the campsite, so you will need to park down the road about a 1 minute drive away.
Below are some of our most frequently asked questions. Your question isn’t there? Ask away. Enter in the Ask a Question popup and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible with the answers!
What should we bring?
Something warm to sleep in, pillow and a torch for your tent, condoms (better safe than sorry!), your camera, an awesome party shirt.
Are there shuttles to and from Oktoberfest?
No, but our guides will direct you onto public transport so you don’t get lost, just don’t stray too far. We find that no matter how many steins one has consumed, miraculously most of our guests come back safe and sound. Munich’s cheap and easy public transport leaves from the festival and takes you back to the campsite all day everyday. But be warned… if you don’t buy a ticket, you can be fined 60€ (that is the equivalent of a whole extra day and night at Oktuberfest!)
Who do we see when we arrive?
Check in at Stoke Reception for your tent allocation and orientation. The reception is open daily from 08:00 to 22:00. Out of hours, a security guard will check you into a tent and you can register with reception the next day.
What is the breakfast like?
Breakfast is whatever our in-house chefs decide on the day… whether it be pancakes and bacon, egg and bacon rolls, bacon and bacon rolls. It usually includes bacon. And if you’re a veg or vegan you can have non-bacon stuff. Our chefs are awesome. Bloody talented is what they are.
How many people can fit in the tents?
We have two-person tents and 8-person teepees. If you are a group of three, one of you will be tented with a new friend of the same sex. Just let us know your preferences on arrival and we’ll do our best to allocate you the tent you would like (subject to availability). For those anti-social humans, we offer private tents for a small additional fee. We understand our guests’ needs… a little extra room for a special someone if the night leads there. Please don’t padlock your tent if you haven’t paid for a solo tent upgrade (we will just cut it off).
What if I don’t want to walk 20m and I want to be tented next to my friend?
Check in at the same time and we’ll do our best to help with your separation anxiety.
What amenities are offered at the camp site?
The campsite offers spacious bathrooms and hot showers for a 1€ token purchased at Guru tent. There’s a restaurant/cafe, vending machines, the best Schnitzel food cart in the world and a little essentials store. WiFi (€2 for 10hrs) and charging stations are available in certain areas and tokens are sold at the campsite reception for laundry facilities.
Where can we buy Lederhosens and Dirndls?
We sell traditional festival costumes as well as awesomely stylish Stoke hoodies, tee- shirts, beanies and all sorts of other handy knick-knacks.
Can we reserve a table in beer halls?
Yes, you just need to prepay for food and drink vouchers and your table can be reserved. This is subject to availability so email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as you can for more information.
If we are camping does that mean we’ll be attacked by wild animals?
We serve unlimited alcohol at our camps. You, my friend, will be the wild animal.
Where is Starbucks?
Near Haupthbhanof in Zentrum of Munich, there are plenty.
Do the tents have hot water, laptops, power-points, king size beds or fridges?
They’re tents. But if you do want to get fancy, check out our Glamping option.
Is there a guru to answer all my questions?
Yes! Head to our friendly and sometimes tipsy team at the Guru Tent. They’ll have answers on how to get to the beer halls, your breakfast/dinner tickets, your shower tokens, phone charging, what to do in Munich, and how to book your next Stoke Travel trip.
When can I check in?
Check in: 2pm. Check out: 11am. If you arrive earlier than 2pm, we’ll be happy to put you in your tent if it’s available and or keep you hydrated with beers while you wait.
How do get cash money?
There isn’t an ATM at the campsite, so grab your cash beforehand or at the Oktoberfest festival.
Where can I get my unlimited booze from?
For €10/night you can enjoy unlimited beer and sangria at Stoketoberfest, available at our campsite bar. Open 8am to 11pm.
Does the bus come both ways on one side of the road?
What the F$%# ?
Who are Stoke Travel?
We’re the favourite choice for the backpacker on a budget, the student with some study abroad holidays to burn, the gap year gapper with a gap in their galavanting, the solo traveler looking for some soul mates or the group travel group. We cater to travellers from all over the world so you’ll be partying with people from over 70 different nationalities. Our Stokies want the most affordable experience worth top value at the world’s best and craziest festivals and destinations with an authentic feel, a flexible schedule and options to suit your budget. The best fiestas are easily accessible with our low cost, high fun trips. You could say travel parties and festivals around Europe are our jam.
Are there lockers?
Yes there are lockers, however there is only a limited number and they are allocated on a first come first serve basis. We will be selling locks at the campsite for €5, which you will be able to use to secure your bag or your tent.
Will there be showers?
Yes there are showers at the campsite, that are cleaned daily. You are able to purchase a hot water token for €1, which will gives you 6 minutes of hot water.
Will it be cold?
Yes! September and October in winter can be quite chilly, especially at night time. Be sure to bring warm clothes and although you are provided with a sleeping bag, some extra blankets etc. where possible.
I will be arriving outside reception hours, can I still check in?
there will be no problem checking you guys in after reception hours as we will still have staff and security around to help you check-in and find your way around our campsite.
Do you have any photo’s of the Dirndl’s and Lederhosen you’re selling?
At the moment we don’t have any photos, however we offer a large selection of traditional lederhosen and dirndl’s with an abundance of sizes and designs to choose from. Due to this I’m sure you won’t have any trouble finding a size and style to suit your personal taste.