There are 12 ways to get from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, night 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 via Nürnberg Hbf  •  8 h 8 min

  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, night bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Munich, ZOB
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$27 - $86

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Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Murnau Ice

$145 - $226

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  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

$36 - $61

Train, bus  •  13 h 6 min

  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

$89 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle 383.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Dresden to Munich, train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC) DRS - 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

$126 - $363

Fly Dresden to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 54 min

  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 Leipzig, fly to Munich, train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC) LEJ - 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

$158 - $349

Train to Prague, fly to Munich, train, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - 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

$150 - $402

Fly Dresden to Zurich, train  •  9 h 51 min

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

$147 - $385

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Munich, train, bus  •  9 h 24 min

  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 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

$135 - $307

Questions & Answers

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 10 h 35 min.

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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 8 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min 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 8 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 35 min.

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

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

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

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dresden Airport to Munich Airport.

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

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 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
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
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Murnau
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
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 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
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 Dresden, Dresden central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
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
2 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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