Day trip

From Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Radius Tours GmbH
Day trip

From Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Radius Tours GmbH
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From US$ 75.25 per person

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Explore the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle and pass through the enchanting old-world town of Füssen. Take a two-hour train/bus ride through majestic Bavarian landscapes.

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Duration 9.5 - 10 hours
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5.5 - 6 hours
  • Munich

  • 2 hours
  • Hohenschwangau

  • Free time

  • Neuschwanstein Castle

    • Optional
  • Schwangau

  • Free time

  • 2 hours
  • Munich

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Main stop
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  • Explore the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Tour the scenic vantage points of the castle’s surroundings
  • Enjoy a 2-hour train or bus ride through the Bavarian countryside
  • Skip the long lines to get fast-track entry to the castle
  • Discover the extravagant world of King Ludwig II
Full description

Discover one of Bavaria's most scenic landscapes on this tour from Munich by train and van. Marvel at the stature and delicate architecture of Neuschwanstein Castle standing proud atop a hill and surrounded by forested mountains. See the sprawling valley from the foot of the castle walls and learn about its history from your guide along a walking tour of the grounds.

Located 2 hours from Munich, the enchanting old-world town of Füssen lies in the foothills of the Alps, framed by one of the most breathtaking natural settings in the world.

Towering far above the village, seemingly sculpted out of the very mountains that rise magnificently to the heavens, is a sight made from the stuff of dreams: the fabulous and ethereal Neuschwanstein Castle. This glorious folly was built in the 19th-Century by the famed "mad" King Ludwig II, a man intoxicated by mythology and who himself became a legend. The shimmering white towers of the castle among the clouds are instantly recognizable to many who haven’t ever heard the name Neuschwanstein.

It is the inspiration for Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle and is famous the world over as the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang castle. To visit it is to step inside a fairy tale. On this full-day tour from Munich, your guide will take you by train or bus and accompany you uphill to the castle’s lofty perch, where it sits gleaming above a spectacular panorama of mountains, lakes, and valleys. It’s not just about the castle – it’s also about its wonderful location.

You will go to the best vantage points and explore the lake. If time and weather permits, you can even enjoy a swim. Get postcard-perfect views of the equally beautiful Hohenschwangau Castle, the waterfall gorge, and the stunning Marienbrücke Bridge, suspended high above it all. While you are marveling at the beauty, your guide will tell you the engaging story of King Ludwig’s renowned and tragic reign, his turbulent times, and of the obsession that drove him to build his fantasy castle in the mountains that ultimately destroyed him.

If you choose to purchase a ticket on the day, skip the long lines for the separate internal tour of the king’s private chambers by a specialist castle guide. The tour is the most practical way to admire this amazing fantasy world.

  • Day trip to Füssen and Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Fully-guided tour
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Lunch
  • Optional castle entry (17€ and payable directly on the morning of the tour)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the activity provider's, Radius Tours, office at Dachauer Straße 4 in Munich.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • This tour involves an uphill walk of approximately 20 minutes. At points, the gradient can be relatively steep. The tour is not recommended for anyone with serious walking difficulties
  •  If you prefer not to walk uphill, an optional horse-drawn carriage will take you most (but not all) of the way to the top. There is also an option of taking a bus uphill
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that sometimes the transport will be conducted by private bus instead of the train
  • The 9:15 AM departure tour returns back to Munich by approximately 6:30 PM
  • If you wish to enter Neuschwanstein Castle, you can pay €17 in cash or card on the morning of your tour
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

based on 1422 reviews

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There are many tours to Neuschwanstein from Munich, mostly by coach. We chose this particular provider from Radius Tours because it utilised public transport. Meeting our guide, Stevo at the meeting point was straightforward. He is an amiable and consummate professional guide who not only provided clear updates about the logistics but had an encyclopaedic knowledge of the subject.

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March 30, 2023

Great day trip from Munich, our guide Steveo made everything seamless! He made the trip that extra bit enjoyable and was happy to answer any questions we had. He kept us informed of the itinerary the whole time so everyone understood what was going on, makes it much easier to enjoy when you have an idea of what’s coming up. Your was great, started the story right from the shop up to the end. Learned a load of things about Bavaria and other events around the castle & royal family.

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March 30, 2023

Booking this trip is basically having your logistics taken care of. They arrange the train and the short 10 min bus from the train station to Gussen. Then an hour in the town for lunch/shopping. It's a 45 minute walk to thr castle entrance, you have to go at your specific time. Cost of Castle is not Included, and an FYI the company charges more than the castle does. Then another hour of free time before the short bus and train. Bach in Munich around 730pm. If you want to save 30%, do it all solo as I didn't see much benefit from a tour.

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March 30, 2023

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