Travelers that want easy access to travel by rail should plan to stay at one of the well appointed discount hotels in Munich near the Ostbahnhof. The word Ostbahnhof actually means "Eastern Railway Station", and it is the second largest station within the city of Munich. Most of the budget hotels near the Ostbahnhof in Munich will have schedules and information on train travel available, but there is also a website that provides train information and scheduling.
Located in Haidhausen, the Ostbahnhof is also close to the entertainment district of Kultfabrik. It was originally built in 1871, and continues to undergo renovations and additions to handle increasing numbers of travelers. Currently the station has a total of 17 tracks, and provides U-Bahn and S-Bahn services as well as intercity trains. Electronic signs provide up to the minute information on the incoming and outgoing trains, as well as other traveler information. Shops and restaurants can be found close to the Ostbahnhof for your convenience.