There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$125 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$32 - $53

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$91 - $133

Bus Eurolines DE  •  12 h 58 min

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

$61 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle 262.8 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Innsbruck, drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  2. Drive from Innsbruck to Neuschwanstein Castle

$145 - $338

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 2 min

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

$168 - $430

Fly to Munich, train, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - 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

$131 - $298

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen

$162 - $305

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Ulrichsbrücke-Füssen

$172 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Neuschwanstein Castle is 322 km. The road distance is 420.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 201.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle via Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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
$16 - $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 Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Ulrichsbrücke-Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
eurolines.de

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