There are 3 ways to get from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040

$79 - $110

2 alternative options

Train, Rack Railway  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Berchtesgaden Hbf to München-Pasing Re
  2. Take the train from München-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...
  3. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt

$88 - $128

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car 137.4 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to drive which takes 3 h and costs 25€ - 40€.

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The distance between Berchtesgaden and Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is 154 km. The road distance is 220 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car. However, there are services departing from Berchtesgaden Hbf and arriving at Zugspitzplatt via München-Pasing and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Berchtesgaden, Germany and Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car, Germany?

You can take a bus from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car via Hallein Heidebrücke, Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, Salzburg, Munich, Munich central bus station, and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berchtesgaden to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car via München-Pasing, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and Zugspitzplatt in around 6 h 52 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berchtesgaden Hbf to München-Pasing
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Zugspitze DE
Phone
+49 8821 7970
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
zugspitze.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
zugspitze.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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