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Skip-the-Line Neuschwanstein Castle Tour by train or bus

By Radius Tours and Bikes


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  • Skip-the-line to one of the world's best-known castles

  • Scenes of Disney's “Sleeping Beauty” come to life

  • Jaw-dropping views from Bavaria's best vantage points

  • Scenic & comfortable journey through the Alps

  • Experienced guide for an engaging & memorable experience

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Skip-the-line guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation via train or bus to and from Munich Central Station

  • What's included

    Live commentary in English

  • What's excluded

    Admission to Neuschwanstein Castle

  • What's excluded

    Meals and beverages

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Neuschwanstein Castle is approximately 20-minute uphill walk from Hohenschwangau; transportation by horse-drawn carriage or by minibus can be arranged and payable locally.

  • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Transportation from January to April and October to November by train. From May to Mid October and in December by coach.

What you can expect

One of the most photographed buildings in the world, Neuschwanstein Castle towers majestically on a rugged hill, like a fairy tale come to life. Beat the long visitor queues, take a glimpse at the private chambers, and marvel at splendid views while accompanied by an expert guide.

Meet your guide at Munich central station and start your journey. High above the medieval roofs stands an incredible sight: the ethereal former personal refuge of Bavaria's King Ludwig II. This graceful structure is among the best-known on earth. It even inspired Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle.

Your guide walks with you uphill to the castle's lofty perch. Roam the surroundings, where jaw-dropping views take your breath away. See the opulent Hohenschwangau Castle on top of a neighboring hill, right behind a waterfall gorge and the bridge spanning over it—a truly mesmerizing sight.

Opt for an internal tour of Neuschwanstein to skip the long lines and hear about the often turbulent reign of Ludwig II, as you wander through elegant halls and intimate private chambers.


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Activity Location

  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • 20 Neuschwansteinstraße
  • Schwangau Bayern 87645

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Radius Tour and Bike
  • 3 Arnulfstraße at the Central Station, just across from platforms 32–34
  • München Bayern 80335

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