There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Neuschwanstein Castle

$126 - $179

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Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Munich, Munich central bus station N28 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$45 - $75

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Train, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$134 - $193

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle 386.7 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  2. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren
  3. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen

$165 - $519

Fly Dusseldorf to Munich, train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Murnau
  3. Take the train from Murnau to Oberammergau
  4. Take the bus from Oberammergau to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$101 - $234

Fly Dusseldorf to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 32 min

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

$146 - $284

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Munich, train, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Murnau
  4. Take the train from Murnau to Oberammergau
  5. Take the bus from Oberammergau to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$120 - $333

Train to Dortmund, fly to Munich, train, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Munich (MUC) DTM - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Murnau
  4. Take the train from Murnau to Oberammergau
  5. Take the bus from Oberammergau to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$106 - $300

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  3. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren
  4. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen

$206 - $484

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf

$117 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Neuschwanstein Castle is 499 km. The road distance is 618.6 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 8 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle is 619 km. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Murnau
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Murnau to Oberammergau
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Oberammergau to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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There are 1042+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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