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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. VIE - INN

$116 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. N136 / ...
  2. 163

$33 - $55

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Rj
  2. Re
  3. Re / ...

$112 - $171

Train, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Rj
  2. 163

$76 - $119

Train, bus via Salzburg Hbf  •  9 h 34 min

  1. M / ...
  2. 163

$45 - $68

Train, bus via Salzburg  •  11 h 16 min

  1. 086
  2. 163

$60 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. 314.9 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Neuschwanstein Castle via München Hbf, München Hbf Gl.27-36, Buchloe, and Füssen in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Neuschwanstein Castle via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Neuschwanstein Castle is 425 km. The road distance is 504 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Neuschwanstein Castle is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Neuschwanstein Castle is to fly and drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 95€ - 320€.

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Vienna to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.