Discounts and savings on designer brand-name fashion is the attraction of the factory outlet shops in the Ingolstadt Village mall near Munich in Germany.
Designer fashion and popular international and European brand name clothes at huge saving discounts draw shoppers to the Ingolstadt Village Chic Outlet Shopping mall in Bavaria between Munich (München) and Nuremberg (Nürnberg). Especially higher-end European fashion brands have factory outlets here where shoppers can regularly save up to 70% off regular high-street boutique prices. The factory outlet mall is a mere 40 minutes drive from Munich with special shopping express buses available from Munich Airport, downtown München, or Ingolstadt train station.
Cheap Fashion Brands at Ingolstadt Village Factory Stores
Ingolstadt Village is a Chic Outlet Shopping factory stores center with around 130 boutiques selling mostly higher-end fashion labels. The selection of brands is clearly a bit more chic than many other factory outlet malls.
Some of the fashion brands with factory stores at Ingolstadt Village include amongst others Aigner, Baldessarini, Barbour, Bench, Bogner, Burlington, Calvin Klein Jeans, CK Underwear, Camel Active, Desigual, Fred Perry, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Marc O’Polo, Napapijri, Porsche Design, Roberto Cavalli, Superdry, Tom Tailor, Tommy Hilfiger, Trussardi Jeans, and Versace. Further shoes and bags specialists include Bally, Birkenstock, Furla, Tod’s, and Unützer.
Hugo Boss arrived at Ingolstadt Village in 2013. However, for the largest selection on Hugo Boss head to the best factory outlet shopping centers in Germany at Metzingen near Stuttgart, where Hugo Boss has several stores.
Shopping at Ingolstadt Village Outlets near Munich
Savings are also available on home accessories at special factory outlet stores at Ingolstadt Village. Top quality brands here include WMF, Le Creuset, Möve, Rosenthal, and Zwilling.
Jewelry and watches can be bought at discount from Christ, Fossil, and Swarovski. Samsonite is at hand for new luggage to carry shopping home.
Sport wear shops are surprisingly small and low key at Ingolstadt Village compared to most factory outlet malls. No Adidas, Puma, or Reebok but sports good are available from Asics, Columbia, Nike, Odlo, Salomon, and The North Face.
Restaurants at Ingolstadt Village are limited to Stiftl (German / international food) and Kaimug (Thai food) or break for drinks and snacks at San Francisco Coffee Company, Schuhbecks Crêperie or Lindt Café.
Opening Hours at Ingolstadt Village in Bavaria
The factory outlet stores at Ingolstadt Village are open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm. Like almost all shops in Germany, the outlet mall remains closed on Sunday.
Ingolstadt Village is a typical German factory outlet shopping mall. The various shops and boutiques are grouped like buildings in a village around a main street. Shops are therefore not directly linked with no cover to protect shoppers between boutiques during inclement weather.
Transportation to Ingolstadt Village Chic Outlet Shopping
Getting to the savings at the factory outlet stores at Ingolstadt Village is easy by car, bus or train from many parts of Bavaria. Special shopping express buses travel from Munich and Nurnberg. The address is Ingolstadt Village, Otto-Hahn-Straße 1, 85055 Ingolstadt.
Ingolstadt Village is directly next to the Autobahn A9 that links München with Nürnberg. Use exit Ingolstadt-Nord on the A9 and head towards Ingolstadt-Ost from where signboards point to the mall. Parking is plentiful and free. Driving time from Munich is around 40 minutes or an hour from Nuremberg.
Public transportation options are also available. Bus 20 connects Ingolstadt Village generally hourly in 10 minutes with Ingolstadt-Nordbahnhof and central bus station (ZOB). Only local trains stop at the Nordbahnhof – from the central train station (Hauptbahnhof) take bus 10 or 11 to the ZOB and change to bus 20. Travel on the Regional Express (RE) train from Munich to Ingolstadt-Nord and then on bus 20 to the outlet mall takes around 1h20 – the Bayern Ticket may be used.
Two special shopping express buses are organized by Ingolstadt Village from Munich and Nuremberg for around five hours of outlet mall shopping:
- Shopping Express Munich – a daily service from Munich (Hauptbahnhof and BMW Welt) for €20 (free for some rail passes and children up to 12 years old).
- Shopping Expresss Nuremberg – every Saturday from Nürnberg, Erlangen and Fürth for €20 round trip (children up to 12 years old).
From Munich Airport (MUC), the Ingolstadt Airport Express provides generally hourly services. Note that part of the journey is completed by a smaller bus or taxi requiring reservations at least an hour before departure from the shopping center.
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Outlet shopping is increasingly popular in Germany. The best factory stores are at Metzingen (near the Hugo Boss factories) to the south of Stuttgart. A further outlet shopping mall is Wertheim Village near Würzburg and Frankfurt am Main.