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There are 10 ways to get from Kaiserslautern 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.

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Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$128 - $183

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Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Munich, Munich central bus station N236 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$29 - $50

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 28m

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

$90 - $130

Bus Turancar  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Munich
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$31 - $50

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle 255.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Saarbrucken, fly to Munich, bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Munich (MUC) SCN - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$213 - $578

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Munich, bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  4. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$116 - $278

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Innsbruck, drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  4. Drive from Telfs-Pfaffenhofen to Neuschwanstein Castle

$181 - $387

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Munich, bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  4. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$125 - $309

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Friedrichshafen  •  8h 17m

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

$196 - $468

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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 9h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Neuschwanstein Castle is 303 km. The road distance is 408.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 9h.

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The quickest flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 189.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle via Mannheim Hbf, Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 9h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Munich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Munich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $35
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
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
turancar.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle is 409 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Kaiserslautern to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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BMI Regional offers flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Munich Airport.

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