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There are 7 ways to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Augsburg  •  6h 25m

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

24€ - 40€

5 alternative options

Train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf to Pflach Rb

68€ - 102€

Train, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

52€ - 102€

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle 210.7 miles

35€ - 60€

Train to Frankfurt, fly, bus  •  7h 49m

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

109€ - 263€

Train to Stuttgart, fly, bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein

105€ - 288€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 9h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Alte Brücke and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Heidelberg and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 33m.

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The distance between Schloß Heidelberg and Neuschwanstein Castle is 255 km. The road distance is 337.1 km.

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The best way to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to train via Augsburg which takes 6h 25m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is to train via Augsburg which takes 6h 25m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 9h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Map of how to get from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 159.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Schloß Heidelberg, Germany and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle via Heidelberg-Altstadt, Mannheim Hbf, Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Fuessen in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle via Alte Brücke, Betriebshof, Heidelberg, Munich, Munich central bus station, and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 9h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 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 Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf to Pflach
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
oebb.at
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 28€
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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle is 337 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Schloß Heidelberg to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1234+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at 62€ per night.

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