There are 3 ways to get from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Rack Railway, train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the Rack Railway from Zugspitzplatt to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  2. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Murnau Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Murnau to Oberammergau Rb
  4. Take the bus from Oberammergau to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

$58 - $84

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle 28 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle 28 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zugspitze and Neuschwanstein Castle is 23 km. The road distance is 44.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle without a car is to Rack Railway and train and bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle is 45 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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There are 1058+ hotels available in Neuschwanstein Castle. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle.
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

There is no direct connection from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle. However, you can take the Rack Railway to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, take the train to Murnau, take the train to Oberammergau, take the bus to Schwangau Neuschwanstein, then take the walk to Neuschwanstein Castle. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Neuschwanstein Castle.

Train operators
Zugspitze DE
Phone
+49 8821 7970
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
zugspitze.de
Train from Zugspitzplatt to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
zugspitze.de
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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Murnau
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Murnau to Oberammergau
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.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 Oberammergau to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Zugspitze to Neuschwanstein Castle
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Das Hofmann-Taxi
Phone
+49 170 2944686
Website
dashofmann-taxi.de
Avcu Coskun
Phone
+49 8821/966150
Website
taxi-avcu.de

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