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

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Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Füssen to Kaufbeuren Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to München Hbf Gl.27-36 Re
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$103 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus, train, drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Schwangau Neuschwanstein to Oberammergau 163
  2. Take the train from Oberammergau to Murnau Rb
  3. Take the train from Murnau to München Hbf Gl.27-36 Rb / ...
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  5. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Golling-Abtenau Blb / ...
  6. Drive from Golling-Abtenau to Berchtesgadener Alpen

$86 - $129

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

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

$87 - $118

Bus, car train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Schwangau Neuschwanstein to Munich, Munich central bus station 163
  2. Take the car train from München Ost to Saalfelden Ski Train

$116 - $157

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen 139.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Neuschwanstein Castle and Berchtesgadener Alpen is 165 km. The road distance is 223.7 km.

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The best way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen is 224 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen.

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Map of how to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen.
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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany and Berchtesgadener Alpen, Germany?

You can take a train from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen via Füssen, Kaufbeuren, München Hbf Gl.27-36, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Golling-Abtenau in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Neuschwanstein Castle to Berchtesgadener Alpen via Schwangau Neuschwanstein, Munich, Munich central bus station, Munich, and Bad Reichenhall in around 6 h 51 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 Füssen to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to München Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oberammergau to Murnau
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Murnau to München Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Salzburg Hbf to Golling-Abtenau
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from München Ost to Saalfelden
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.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 Schwangau Neuschwanstein to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Schwangau Neuschwanstein to Oberammergau
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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