How To Get To Neuschwanstein From Munich

Take the train (from Munich HBF) to the railway station Füssen. 

 buy Bayer-Ticket !!!!! cheapest  tickets
 Rail one day with the Bavaria-Ticket through Bavaria with up to 5 accompanying persons on all local trains! Enjoy the vineyards of Bavaria in the north or the Alps in the south. Bavaria has a lot to offer! Come and convince yourself!
You can book the Bavaria-Ticket in the “Information & booking” section by selecting the “Local transport” option or by clicking the booking button right here. Enter the desired travel date and select your ticket.

  Train Schedule here
 The fare is determined by the number of passengers.

1 passenger: 23 euros
2 passengers: 27 euros
3 passengers: 31 euros
4 passengers: 35 euros
5 passengers: 39 euros
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Munich HBF

munich railway station

Füssen Train Platform is N° 30

Fussen train stop

its about 2hours to hohenschwangau

Füssen Train zug

Füssen Train station  

The famous Füssen Train Station

 Fuessen Fussen train station stop railway

From there use the bus number 73 (direction Steingaden / Garmisch-Partenkirchen)

or bus number 78  (direction Schwangau).

Hohenschnwagau neuschwanstein Bus nummber stop

One-way is EUR 2,10. 
the Bayern-Ticket will be accepted in nearly all busses
so if you have one means you don't need to pay the 2,10Eur :)

 its about 10min drive " 5km "

hohenschnwagau fussen map

 Exit at Hohenschwangau, Schwangau (Schlösser).

Hohenschwangau Bus Stop

The bus is running every 30min
Village Facilities 
Tourist Information Office, Cash Machine, Mail-Box, Stamps-Machine, WC, Public Phones


Transportation to the castles by horse-carriage,Bus or Walk

Bus Neuschwanstein:

Bus Neuschwanstein
Start from the Schlosshotel Lisl
Attention! Terminal Mary´s bridge above castle Neuschwanstein. Please consider enough time to make photos from the bridge before you walk approximately 15 min downhill to castle Neuschwanstein.
Not possible for physically handicapped people. the bus run only in suitable weather conditions ( no snow or ice )

1,60EUR Uphill
1EUR Downhill
Uphill and downhill: 2,60EUR
10Min Drive

No bus service during Winter and bad weather in summer

Shuttle bus Neuschwanstein castle

No Bus to Hohenschwangau only Horse Carriage

Horse Carriage Neuschwanstein:

Start in front of Hotel Müller
Terminal horse-carriage-stop below castle Neuschwanstein . From there approxiamtely 15 min walk uphill to castle Neuschwanstein.
The carriages run the whole year around.

6EUR Uphill
3EUR Downhill
20 Min Drive

Horse Carriage Hohenschwangau :

Terminal directly at the castle 
4EUR Uphill
2EUR Downhill
10 Min Drive

The Transportation companies are independent and different private companies 
They run independently according to demand of visitors but without schedule
Please note that you are responsible for your own schedule.

So Please allow extra time for possible waiting time upon your stations Bus or Carriages
The transportation to the castle by horse carriage can not be reserved.

By foot to Neuschwanstein & Hohenschwangau

You can also reach the Neuschwanstein castle by foot, just follow the signs.

Approximate walking time from the Ticket-Center to the Neuschwanstein castle 40 minutes.
and to Hohenschwangau is just 15Min

you are not allowed to drive up self  except in case you will stay in this hotel 
Schloss Restaurant Neuschwanstein


If you are going to arrive late to Füssen after 8pm so taxi is the only way to get to Hohenschwangau village

Taxi Fussen hohenschwangau schwangau castle
take a taxi for 12Eur 
 you can also reserve one before
by calling this number +49 (0)8362 6222
Su - Th: 06:00h bis 03:00h 
Fr-Su : 24h 


there is another option  to get to Neuschwanstein is :

Day Trips to Bavarian Castles 

Day Trip Bus Castle Neuschwanstein New Swan Stone
Day Trip Bus To Neuschwanstein

 Linderhof & Neuschwanstein 

Royal Castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof from Munich ( but you will miss Hohenschwangau Castle Tour)
Royal Castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof (from Munich) EB616
Depart Munich in the morning at 8:30 a.m. from bus stop opposite the main train station (in front of the department store KARSTADT). This trip shows you two extraordinary castles, both testifying to the vision of Bavaria’s fairytale King. Hidden in the seclusion of the mountains King Ludwig II built two of his dream castles: Neuschwanstein and Linderhof.
Short shopping stop in Oberammergau. Approximately 4 hours time to visit Neuschwanstein and for lunch (not included in the price).
At about 4:15 p.m. your coach leaves again for Munich, where the tour ends at approximately 7:00 p.m.!


daily from 1 April until 31 October 2013 from Munich 8:30 a.m.

Services included: 

Transportation by coach as per itinerary

Tour price : 

EUR 49.- per adult
EUR 24.- per child (up to 12 years)

Extra ( to be paid directly on the bus )

EUR 17.- per person
Ticket for Neuschwanstein Castle 
Ticket for Linderhof Castle
to contact the tour company 
click here  
 How To Get To Neuschwanstein From Frankfurt 

Würzburg - Rothenburg - Dinkelsbühl - Augsburg - Münich 

You can go to neuschwanstein by train but its take about 6 hours and you have to change the train between 3 or 5 times , my advice is to book the train ticket early to save your money because the last-minute ticket is expensive . also is better to stay overnight in Munich , Füssen or Hohenschwangau .

there is another option is to go by bus and its available only between

13 Avr => 20 Oct Daily

from Frankfurt Hbf ZOB Bussteig 7-9

Please Contact the agency below to arrange a reservation

Mon - Fri (9-18Hrs) 

+49 (0)69719126-268/261

Sa+ So (9-19Hr)

+49 (0)1716532340 or  +49 (0)1716512471

Click Here

cologne augsburg salzburg bus Neuschwanstein

Romantic ROAD Würzburg - Rothenburg - Dinkelsbühl - Augsburg - Münich , neuschwanstein
Romantic Road Bus to Neuschwanstein . Click to enlarge


 How To Get To Neuschwanstein (From Munich Railway Station) Video

Part 1 ( From Munich Main Station )

Part 2 ( From Fussen Bus Station )

Part 3 ( From Hohenschwangau Village )

Part 4 ( Castle Entrance )