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There are 5 ways to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn by train, bus or car

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Train via Buchloe

  1. Take the train from Fuessen to Buchloe
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Muehldorf(Oberbay)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Hohenschwangau, Königsschl. to Weilheim
  2. Take the train from Weilheim(Oberbay) to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  3. Take the bus from Zob to Simbach

Train

  1. Take the train from Füssen to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Simbach

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Füssen to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Muehldorf(Oberbay)

Drive

  1. Drive from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn
Germany → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Austria from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Austria

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Braunau am Inn is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Braunau am Inn is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Braunau am Inn is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Austria.

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 41m.

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The distance between Neuschwanstein Castle and Braunau am Inn is 187 km. The road distance is 238.6 km.

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The best way to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn without a car is to train via Buchloe which takes 5h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn is 239 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn.

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Map of how to get from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn.
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  • Distance: 187.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany and Braunau am Inn, Austria?

You can take a train from Neuschwanstein Castle to Braunau am Inn via Hohenschwangau, Königsschl., Füssen, Fuessen, Buchloe, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10, and Muehldorf(Oberbay) in around 5h 37m.

Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Fuessen to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Buchloe to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Transdev
Train from Fuessen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Füssen to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Buchloe to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Füssen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buchloe to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Muehldorf(Oberbay)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Weilheim(Oberbay) to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Simbach
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Buchloe to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buchloe to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Buchloe to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Weilheim(Oberbay) to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Regionalverkehr Oberbayern GmbH
Phone
+49 89 55164-0
Email
auskunft@rvo-bus.de
Website
dbregiobus-bayern.de
Bus from Hohenschwangau, Königsschl. to Weilheim
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Regionalverkehr Oberbayern GmbH
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Simbach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

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