There are 3 ways to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Kaufbeuren Alex / ...
  2. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen Re / ...

$55 - $76

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Bus  •  3 h

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

$9 - $16

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Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle 74.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Munich and Neuschwanstein Castle is 89 km. The road distance is 119.1 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle is 119 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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The nearest airport to Neuschwanstein Castle is Innsbruck (INN) Airport which is 56.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Munich (MUC) (117.4 km), Zurich (ZRH) (164.8 km) and Stuttgart (STR) (171 km).

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There are 1052+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle via Kaufbeuren and Füssen in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
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

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