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There are 10 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Fuessen Re

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Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Munich, Munich central bus station N236
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

30€ - 50€

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Train, bus  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing Ec
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

95€ - 138€

Bus via Strasbourg  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Munich
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

72€ - 118€

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle 268 miles

45€ - 75€

Bus to Luxembourg, fly to Munich, bus  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Munich (MUC) LUX - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

63€ - 247€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Munich, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  4. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

124€ - 287€

Bus to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich, train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf

139€ - 369€

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Munich, bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Munich (MUC) SXB - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

140€ - 464€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Innsbruck  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  4. Take the train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  5. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum

183€ - 371€

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The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Neuschwanstein Castle is 333 km. The road distance is 428.9 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 208.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 21m

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

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle via Mannheim Hbf, Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Fuessen in around 7h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 10h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Strasbourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Train operators
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
70€ - 100€
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
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)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
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 Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Mobiliteit

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle is 429 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Saarbrücken to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Swiss, Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Luxembourg 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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