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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, night train, 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  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum Rb

110€ - 184€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station 531
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

51€ - 84€

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  20h 27m

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

74€ - 148€

Train, night train, bus  •  16h 12m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf En
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

75€ - 146€

Drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle 543.8 miles

110€ - 170€

Fly to Munich, bus  •  8h 25m

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

67€ - 234€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf

118€ - 396€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Stuttgart (STR) FCO - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Fuessen

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 15h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 40m.

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The distance between Rome and Neuschwanstein Castle is 644 km. The road distance is 870.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to bus which takes 15h 40m and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 12h 6m to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 12h 6m and costs 110€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 15h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 402.5 miles
  • Duration: 12h 6m

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

You can take a train from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle via Verona Porta Nuova, Innsbruck Hbf, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum in around 12h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 15h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 900€
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 900€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 470€
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 320€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
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 Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 140€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 95€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
75€ - 95€
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 Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
34€ - 39€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
34€ - 39€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Buchloe to Fuessen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
meridian-bob-brb.de
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle is 870 km. It takes approximately 8h 30m to drive from Rome to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Vueling Airlines, Alitalia, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1255+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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