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There are 9 ways to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe Re
  4. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$165 - $242

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Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 121
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$33 - $57

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Train, bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to München Hbf Ex
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$86 - $127

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle 383.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Dresden to Munich, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC) DRS - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$83 - $305

Train to Leipzig, fly to Munich, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC) LEJ - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$115 - $290

Fly Dresden to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Stuttgart (STR) DRS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen

$138 - $346

Train to Prague, fly to Munich, bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$107 - $344

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Munich, bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Munich (MUC) TXL - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$92 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Dresden and Neuschwanstein Castle is 445 km. The road distance is 613.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 8h 10m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dresden, Dresden central station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 8h 10m and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Dresden Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Schwangau Neuschwanstein station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 277.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle via Erfurt Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 8h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle is 613 km. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dresden Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1111+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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