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There are 5 ways to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe Re
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$75 - $104

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 037 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$15 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$52 - $77

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle 196.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Munich (MUC) NUE - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

$59 - $206

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 13€ - 24€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Neuschwanstein Castle is 212 km. The road distance is 314.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs 65€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs 65€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 24€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 132.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle via Buchloe and Füssen in around 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 5h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is 315 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Nuremberg to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Nuremberg Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1111+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 10m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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