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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Muenchen Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Fuessen Re

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Bus via Budapest  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to München ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

39€ - 41€

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Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Munich, Munich central bus station N91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

40€ - 48€

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle 755.3 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Budapest to Munich, train, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen Hackerbruecke
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

147€ - 203€

Fly Budapest to Innsbruck, train  •  10h 30m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Innsbruck (INN) BUD - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  3. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum

87€ - 322€

Fly Budapest to Zurich, train  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf to Pflach

130€ - 736€

Train to Vienna, fly to Innsbruck, train  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  4. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum

81€ - 469€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus via Budapest which costs 13 500 Ft - 14 500 Ft and takes 14h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 31 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft and takes 7h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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The distance between Budapest and Neuschwanstein Castle is 622 km. The road distance is 755.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 47m to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 622.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 47m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle via Muenchen Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, and Fuessen in around 9h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 12h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
350€ - 850€
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 210€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Fuessen
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen Hackerbruecke
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf to Pflach
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Molnar Busz
Phone
+36 309 022 495
Email
info@molnarbusz.hu
Website
molnarbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€
Schedules at
molnarbusz.hu

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle is 755 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m to drive from Budapest to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1269+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 350 Ft.

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