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There are 7 ways to get from Milan 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  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Ötztal Rex / ...

$63 - $119

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Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Munich, Munich central bus station 492 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$36 - $74

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines IT  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to München Autostazione Fröttmaning
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$56 - $84

Train, bus  •  17 h

  1. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Muenchen Hbf En
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$64 - $136

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle 269.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Milan Malpensa, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$63 - $163

Fly from Milan Bergamo, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Munich (MUC) BGY - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$106 - $428

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Milan, Milan and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Milan and Neuschwanstein Castle is 262 km. The road distance is 430.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 40 min and costs 30€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 50€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 163.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle via Verona Porta Nuova, Innsbruck Hbf, and Ötztal in around 7 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle via lampugnano m1, Milan, Milan, Munich, Munich central bus station, and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Lambrate to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Ötztal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Milan, Milan to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to München ZOB Hackerbrucke
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to München Autostazione Fröttmaning
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to München
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle is 431 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Milan to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Air Dolomiti, easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1029+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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