There are 5 ways to get from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus or car

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 via Buchloe  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Buchloe Ec
  4. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Re / ...

$148 - $261

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Munich, Munich central bus station 106
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$35 - $59

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Pflach Rb

$127 - $209

Train, bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich
  3. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y
  4. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$174 - $253

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle 227.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Neuschwanstein Castle is 239 km. The road distance is 363.6 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle via Bern, Zürich HB, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 8 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 11 h 5 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Pflach
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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