There are 5 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$138 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$32 - $54

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to München Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$103 - $150

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Karlsruhe N33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Munich, Munich central bus station 027 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$33 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle 173.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Freiburg and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Karlsruhe and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Neuschwanstein Castle is 222 km. The road distance is 277.6 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 18 min.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Schwangau Neuschwanstein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle is 278 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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  • Distance: 138.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle via Karlsruhe Hbf, Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Neuschwanstein Castle via Karlsruhe, Munich, Munich central bus station, and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 10 h 18 min.

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
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 Freiburg to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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