There are 4 ways to get from Zürich 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.

Recommended option

Train via Buchloe  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Buchloe Ec
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Re / ...

$106 - $166

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Pflach Rb

$79 - $133

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$139 - $200

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle 151.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Neuschwanstein Castle is 167 km. The road distance is 242.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, there are services departing from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB and arriving at Schwangau Neuschwanstein via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle via Buchloe and Füssen in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Neuschwanstein Castle via München ZOB, Munich, Munich central bus station, and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 7 h 43 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Pflach
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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