There are 4 ways to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus or car

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  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Treuchtlingen Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Treuchtlingen to Augsburg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$81 - $154

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Nuremberg  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 037 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$26 - $61

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Treuchtlingen Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Treuchtlingen to München Hbf Rb / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$49 - $118

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle 158.5 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Neuschwanstein Castle is 207 km. The road distance is 253.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 5 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle is 254 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Map of how to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 129.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Neuschwanstein Castle via Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber), Treuchtlingen, Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 5 h 34 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 Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Steinach to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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