- Camping accommodation in twin-share pre-erected tents with self inflating mattresses and sleeping bags
- A tasty breakfast each morning (vegetarians can be catered for)
- A hearty and wholesome dinner each evening (vegetarians can be catered for)
- Guides to direct you to the Oktoberfest beer halls via public transport
- A fun, party atmosphere with an international vibe
- On camp supermarket, showers and bathrooms available
- Parties each night at our Stoke Travel bar
- Unlimited beer and sangria for only €10 per day
- An awesome Munich bike tour through the city centre to one of the biggest beer gardens in the world for only €31
- Traditional Oktoberfest outfits €70 Dirndl set €95 Lederhosen set
- Solo tent upgrade €20/night
- Glamping €130/night
- Party train from London
- Buses from Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris, Italy, Prague, and Budapest
Stay for 4 nights and experience the Ultimate Oktoberfest Adventure with loads of extras.
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 Guides direct you into Oktoberfest on public transport. Meet us at the Augustiner-Festhalle!
8pm-10pm Dinner included every night. Massive campsite party begins; the beer and sangria will be flowing and the music will start pumping
11pm Oktoberfest closes for the night and all those who have lasted the day head back to campsite to join the party
Home is where the liver is.
Oktoberfest 2017 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.
Ride With Us!
We have trains going from London St Pancras to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest. Lots of options. Check out Trip Options for all the deets.
We have overnight buses coming from Amsterdam and Eindhoven to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest, leaving Thursday evening at 22:00 from Duivendrecht station in Amsterdam, picking up customers in Eindhoven Central Station (@Stationsplein) at 23:45 on the way. Bus leaves camp again at 20:00 on Sunday and arriving in Amsterdam Monday morning.
We have overnight sleeper buses coming from Barcelona to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest, leaving Thursday evening at 19:00 from Plaza Catalunya in front of the Hard Rock Cafe. Bus leaves camp again at noon on Sunday, arriving Monday morning in time for work.
We have buses coming from Prague to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest, leaving Friday morning at 10:00 from Main Railway Station, Wilsonova Street. They’ll leave camp again at 16:00 on Sunday.
We have buses coming from Budapest to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest, leaving Friday morning at 09:00 from Retox Hostel and leaving camp again at noon on Sunday.
We have overnight buses coming from Italy to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest, leaving Thursday evening at 23:00 from Corso Bolzano in front of Porta Susa Metro, Torino and leaving camp again at 20:00 on Sunday.
We have buses coming from Paris to Munich every weekend of Oktoberfest, leaving Thursday evening at 23:30 and leaving camp again at 20:30 on Sunday.
See Trip Options for all the deets.
Pilots are the only sober people here (we hope)
All budget and major airlines fly to Munich from all over Europe and the world. Check out Skyscanner or Kayak websites for details. It’s very easy to get to the campsite from the airport, just follow the metro directions below.
Train it – Of course it’s efficient
All trains entering Munich come in to the city’s centrally-located main station (Hauptbahnhof), which is shared by the city’s rail and bus systems, providing connections to all destinations within the city and around the region. High-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains from Hamburg, Frankfurt and Augsburg provide rapid service to Munich. The City Nightline (CNL) features comfortable sleeping quarters on its overnight services. The Deutsche Bahn has more than 25,000 miles of track, connecting all points in Germany, with international service as well. If your travel originates in the UK, British Rail has four daily scheduled trains to Munich and from Zurich, there is daily service on the train called the Bavaria. It’s very easy to get to the campsite from the train station, just follow the metro directions below.
For quick, cheap and easy trains, check out Euroventure.
Buses are the bestest
You can travel by bus to Munich from London, Paris and many other European cities. The largest bus operator from the UK to the continent is Eurolines, operating out of London’s centrally located Victoria Coach Station. In Paris, Eurolines is located on rue Malmaison, a 35-minute Metro ride from the centre. In Munich, bus services usually terminate at the Zentraler Busbahnhof, which you will find on the north side of the Hauptbahnhof. It’s very easy to get to the campsite from the bus station, just follow the metro directions below.
Directions from the Munich Airport
If you arrive on 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!
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.
Questions and queries? Ask away. Enter in the Ask a Question tab and we will try to come up with something helpful here.
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 veggo 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 7-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 securely store our valuables?
Stoke Travel provides secure lock boxes for valuables free of charge and locks are available for purchase for the tents from Guru Tent. We also have a giant container for small valuables which gets locked every night. Plus, if you have something that you would like us to lock up that you are particularly worried about, we will happily lock it up upon check in and return it at check out.
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.
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: 14:00. Check out: 11:00. If you arrive earlier than 14:00, 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.
Related Stokepedia posts
Why The London To Munich Party Train Is The Best…
Budget Accommodation Oktoberfest 2017
5 Reasons Why You Have To Give Glamping A Go
5 Things To Eat At Oktoberfest
World’s Best Beer Festivals
6 Unexpected Delights of Stoketoberfest
Eight things that WILL happen to you at Oktoberfest.
The stages of being Oktoberfest drunk.
Stoke’s guide to Oktoberfest tent-a-sutra
The ABCs of Oktoberfest
8 Kinds of People You’ll Find in Beer Halls
Why Stoketoberfest Is Better Than A Hostel