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Tickets to Neuschwanstein Castle with Audio Guide

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  • Discover the Neuschwanstein Castle, a 19th-century historical palace built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, with an audio guide in 19 languages.
  • See the decorated rooms and paintings depicting angels as you admire the Romanesque Revival style of one of Europe’s most popular castles.
  • Learn about why shy King Ludwig II had this fairy-tale castle built, and how later it became an inspiration for Disney’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ castle.
  • Visit Queen Mary’s Bridge, a great vantage point, that lets you soak in views of the lake, the Bavarian Alps, and the nearby Hohenschwangau Castle.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Audio guide in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Korean, Slovenian, Greek, Thai, Arabic, Hebrew, and Dutch
  • Tip: A carriage ride to Neuschwanstein Castle is a more comfortable way to travel up to the castle instead of a bus transfer or hiking.
  • Neuschwanstein Castle has an elevator which makes it accessible for wheelchair users. It's highly recommended to reserve this elevator in advance though.
  • The hiking trail (about 1.5 km) to the castle is paved and partly very steep. It's best to use the horse carriage transport where any regular-sized, foldable wheelchair can be stowed in the trunk. Please note that the carriages do not have a ramp.
  • The following are not allowed on this tour: photography and animals including service animals.
  • It's not allowed to drive up to the castle in a personal car.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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From Munich: Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castle Grounds Full Day Guided Tour

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  • Discover the highlights of Bavaria with an expert English-speaking guide with round-trip transfers from Munich.
  • Take in the scenic view on your drive and listen to a multilingual audio guide commentary about the fairy-tale castles of Bavaria and more.
  • Enjoy an immersive guided tour of the 19th-century Linderhof Castle grounds, with French gardens, fountains, and statues throughout.
  • Visit the Romanesque-design Neuschwanstein Castle grounds built by King Ludwig II and learn why it earned the reputation as a castle of paradox.
  • Enhance your experience by upgrading your tickets to enter the Neuschwanstein Castle & Linderhof Castle.

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Linderhof Castle & the Neuschwanstein Castle grounds
  • English-speaking guide
  • Audio guide in Mandarin, Japanese, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian & Russian at the castles (optional)
  • Round-trip transfers in an AC coach
  • Entry to Neuschwanstein & Linderhof (as per option selected)
  • Inside tour of both castles (as per option selected)
  • Snacks (optional)
  • Tip: The best views of the Neuschwanstein castle are not at the castle itself but from Marienbrucke, a bridge that crosses the Pollät gorge, about a 30-minute uphill walk from Hohenschwangau.
  • The audio guide is available in Mandarin, Japanese, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Russian.
  • The audio guide is subject to availability.
  • Please note, if you choose the option without tickets, you may buy the entrance tickets on the bus for 37€ per adult (payable with a credit card or debit card).
  • Pets are not allowed on this tour.
  • This tour is not wheelchair/stroller accessible.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle Grounds with Bus/Train Transfers from Munich

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  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Neuschwanstein Castle exterior and grounds with round-trip train/bus transfers from Munich accompanied by an expert guide.
  • Enter the mystifying vicinity of the marvelous castle with spectacular views of the Bavarian Alps, forests, and lakes which inspired Disney’s, Sleeping Beauty.
  • Admire the stunning aerial view of Hohenschwangau Castle, the boyhood home of the future King Ludwig II, and learn about his impressive reign.
  • Walk up to the Marienbrücke Bridge to get a perfect view of the Neuschwanstein Castle and the spectacular panorama of mountains.
  • Choose to enjoy this tour either in English or in Spanish. Take your pick!

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle grounds
  • Expert English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Round-trip train transfers from Munich (Jan to Mar)
  • Round-trip bus transfers from Munich (Apr to Dec)

Exclusions

  • Skip the line entrance & a guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle interiors (at an additional cost of 20 EUR)
  • Tip: If you are not fond of taking that 20-minute walk up to the castle grounds, you can opt to board a horse-drawn carriage instead at an additional cost.
  • The experience is restricted for guests with health or mobility issues.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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From Munich: Linderhof and Neuschwanstein Castle Day trip

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  • Take a fascinating tour of the breathtaking castles of Linderhof and Neuschwanstein from Munich and learn more about Bavarian history and landscapes.
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach from Munich to King Ludwig II's favorite castle Linderhof to explore the landscape, enjoy coffee, or marvel at the beauty of it.
  • This optional live guided tour in English takes you through the picturesque village of Oberammergau and stops at Hohenschwangau where you can try Bavarian cuisine.
  • After a scrumptious lunch, proceed to your next stop, the 'fairytale castle'- Neuschwanstein, and learn about its history on the audio guide, available in different languages.
  • The skip-the-line tickets are pre-reserved and must be bought on the bus in the morning.

Inclusions

  • 10.5-hours day trip to the Linderhof and Neuschwanstein castles from Munich
  • Air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking live guide on coach
  • Audio guide in different languages for Neuschwanstein
  • Headphones for audio guide (if available)
  • Entry tickets to both the castles (optional)
  • English guided tour of the castles (optional)

Exclusions

  • Fee for the guided tours at the castles ( approx. 33 Euro per adult, 5 Euro per child until 17 years),
  • No hotel transfers
  • Tip: Please carry cash to buy entry tickets to both palaces as cards are not accepted.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at 8:45am.
  • The language selection refers to Neuschwanstein Castle. The audio guide for Neuschwanstein is available in English, German, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, and French. The tour itself takes place in English live!
  • This tour is not wheelchair/stroller accessible.
  • Infant seats are unavailable.
  • Pets are not allowed on this tour.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein Tours from Munich

Have you ever dreamt of stepping into a real-life fairytale? Then look no further than Neuschwanstein Castle, the iconic inspiration behind Disney's Sleeping Beauty. Perched majestically on a rugged cliff, Neuschwanstein offers a glimpse into the fantastical world of King Ludwig II. Inside, explore the richly decorated chambers, like the Singer's Hall and the Throne Room, and marvel at the engineering marvel that is the Grotto. Choose guided tours and take advantage of the direct transfers from Munich to the foot of the castle.

Why choose transfers to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich?

Why choose transfers to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich?

All your Neuschwanstein tours from Munich explained

Premium guided tour

  • With round-trip coach transfers from Munich, you can bypass the lineup and visit the magnificent Bavarian castles of Linderhof and Neuschwanstein.
  • As you relax on an air-conditioned couch, gorge on snacks and beverages and take in the perceptive commentary of a knowledgeable guide.
  • Proceed to the Bavarian town of Oberammergau, where you will be greeted by stunning vistas of the Alps.
  • Explore the numerous hallways of the Neuschwanstein Castle and ascend multiple towers to get a behind-the-scenes look at completed rooms while your guide tells you about their past.
  • Take a guided tour of Linderhof Castle, the second rococo-style castle constructed by King Ludwig II, and stroll through its immaculately maintained gardens.

Guided tour with bus or train transfer

  • With round-trip train or bus transfers from Munich, take advantage of a professional guide-led tour of the Neuschwanstein Castle's exterior and grounds.
  • Explore the magnificent castle, which served as the inspiration for Disney's Sleeping Beauty cartoon.
  • Learn about the remarkable reign of Ludwig II and take in the breathtaking aerial view of Hohenschwangau Castle, the future king's childhood residence.
  • Walk up the Marienbrucke for a perfect view of the Neuschwanstein Castle and the breathtaking surrounding mountain range.

What to expect on a Neuschwanstein tour from Munich?

Step into a world of enchantment with a hassle-free tour of Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich! Here's what you can expect:

  • Pick-up in Munich:
    Enjoy direct transfers from Munich in a spacious, air-conditioned coach. You can enjoy complimentary snacks, beverages, and free Wi-Fi on board.
  • Bavarian journey begins:
    As you travel through the picturesque Bavarian countryside, listen to your multilingual audio guide unveil the secrets of Bavaria's many castles and historical gems.
  • A tale of two castles:
    Want to see more? Explore the nearby Linderhof Castle, King Ludwig II's favorite retreat. Step inside the castle's stunning French gardens and look at its opulent interiors.
  • Oberammergau's charm (Optional):
    Take a break in the charming village of Oberammergau, renowned for its woodcarving tradition and picturesque setting against the majestic Alps. Enjoy a delicious Bavarian lunch and an optional guided tour in English.
  • Exploring Neuschwanstein:
    Equipped with your multilingual audio guide, embark on a self-guided tour of the castle's stunning interior. Explore the lavishly decorated halls, like the Singer's Hall and the Throne Room, and marvel at the architectural marvel that is the Grotto.
  • A breathtaking vista:
    After your tour, don't miss the chance to walk up to Marienbrucke for a picture-perfect view of Neuschwanstein nestled amidst the breathtaking mountains.
  • Return to Munich:
    Sit back, relax, and reminisce about your enchanting adventure as you return comfortably to Munich aboard your air-conditioned coach.

This tour offers the perfect blend of guided exploration and independent discovery, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every history buff, fairytale enthusiast, or simply anyone seeking a magical escape.

Traveling to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich via public transport

Your Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle itinerary

Morning:

  • 7 am: Rise and shine! Grab a quick breakfast at your Munich hotel or a local bakery. Head to Munich Hauptbahnhof (Munich Central Station) to catch a regional train departing towards Fussen.
  • 9 am: As the train winds its way through the Bavarian countryside, take in the picturesque scenery. Upon arrival in Füssen, head to the centrally located bus station.
  • 9:30 am: Board bus route 73 or 78 for Hohenschwangau village. The ride takes about 15 minutes, offering glimpses of the magnificent castle perched on the hill.

Afternoon:

  • 10 am: Arrive in Hohenschwangau and choose your ascent to Neuschwanstein. Opt for the scenic 30-minute walk through the forest path for stunning views, or take the convenient shuttle bus (fees apply) if you prefer to conserve energy for exploring the castle itself.
  • 11 am: At the ticket center near the castle, redeem your pre-booked tickets (remember, booking online is crucial!).
  • 11:30 am to 1 pm: Embark on a captivating self-guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle with your multilingual audio guide. Explore the extravagant halls, like the Throne Room and the Singers' Hall, and marvel at the architectural marvel that is the Grotto.
  • 1 pm to 2 pm: After your castle exploration, descend to Hohenschwangau and find a charming local Gasthaus (inn) for a hearty Bavarian lunch. Savor the delicious food and soak in the traditional atmosphere.

Evening:

  • 2:30 pm: After a hearty lunch, explore the charming village of Hohenschwangau. Visit the nearby Hohenschwangau Castle (King Ludwig II's childhood residence) or simply take a stroll around the picturesque village, soaking in the fresh mountain air and postcard-perfect surroundings.
  • 4 pm: Head back to Füssen by bus, taking in the final glimpses of Neuschwanstein from afar.
  • 4:30 pm: In Füssen, spend some free time browsing through souvenir shops or grabbing a refreshing drink at a local cafe before catching your return train to Munich.
  • 7 pm: As the train journeys back to Munich, reminisce about your enchanting Bavarian adventure, filled with breathtaking scenery and fairytale magic.

Frequently asked questions about Neuschwanstein tours from Munich

What is included in a Neuschwanstein tour from Munich?

Most Neuschwanstein guided tours include skip-the-line access to the castle premises, entry access to the nearby Linderhof Castle, and round-trip transportation from Munich to Hohenschwangau. You'll also be accompanied by an English-speaking guide and get access to multilingual audio guides to learn about the history and cultural significance of the castle. These tours also offer additional perks like complimentary snacks, free Wi-Fi, and air-conditioned coaches.

What is the duration of a Neuschwanstein tour from Munich?

Neuschwanstein tours from Munich are typically day trips, ranging from 7 to 10 hours, depending on the itinerary. This includes travel time, the castle tour itself, and any additional stops included in the tour.

Can I cancel my Neuschwanstein tour from Munich tickets?

Yes, you can cancel your Neuschwanstein Castle tickets for free up to 24 hours before the commencement of your trip.

How much does it cost to travel from Munich to Neuschwanstein?

The cost of travel to Neuschwanstein depends on your chosen mode of transportation. Traveling by train is the most economical option, with round-trip tickets from Munich to Füssen costing around €30. Public buses are another budget-friendly option, with tickets from Füssen to Hohenschwangau costing around €5 each way. However, this option requires more planning and transfers. Joining a tour from Munich is often the most convenient option and typically includes transportation costs in the tour price, which can range from €100 and upwards. 

Are return transfers included in my Neuschwanstein tour from Munich?

Most Neuschwanstein tours from Munich include round-trip transfers from Munich back to the city center. Double-check your specific tour inclusions to confirm. 

Is the price of entry to Neuschwanstein Castle included in the tour from Munich?

Depending on the kind of Neuschwanstein Castle tours you choose, you can either tour the interiors of the castle, the castle grounds, or both. If you love art and architecture and do not have much time, choose tours that only allow you to explore the inside of the castle. If you love nature, make sure to prioritize tours that include the castle grounds, for they are spread across a large area, and offer stunning views of the castle.

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