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How do you arrange tickets for the fairytale castle?

Tickets Schloss Neuschwanstein

Schloss Neuschwanstein has limited access. It is advisable to pre-order your tickets for the castle. You can read all info about Neuschwanstein tickets and tours here.

Book tickets for Neuschwanstein

Important: Before visiting Neuschwanstein, you have to realise that 10,000 visitors want to visit the fairytale castle per day in the high season. Waiting lines at the ticket center and castle are usually around 3 hours in the high season! There is also a large risk that the tickets for the day will be sold out by lunchtime.

You can buy your tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle in the following 3 ways:

1. Ticket center

Regular tickets on the day itself at the Ticket center in Hohenschwangau: Make sure you are at the Ticket center in the centre (not at the castle!) of Hohenschangau early in the morning. Waiting lines at the ticket center and castle can run up to 3 hours in the high season. If you are late, all tickets will be sold out. No tickets are sold for the following days.

Opening hours Ticket center
  • October 16th - March 23rd: Daily from 8:30 - 15:00
  • March 24th - October 15th: Daily from 7:30 - 17:00

2. Online Skip the Line-Tickets (Tour)

Thankfully, you can now reserve tours online easily. With these Skip the Line-Tickets you will avoid the waiting line. Do reserve this tour a couple of days prior to your visit. You pay a surcharge for this service, but this tour will save a couple of waiting hours. Tours for Neuschwanstein are sold here:

Availability & Reservation Tickets

Tours & Ticket info

  • Neuschwanstein GermanyImage stock.adobe.com-JFL PhotographyTickets adults: 39,75 euro
  • Children up to 18 years: 22,75 euro
  • During high season there are sometimes extra afternoon tours - View afternoon tours
  • The price is including a mandatory tour of 35 minutes, with an English speaking guide.
  • Deutsche Pünktlichkeit: Make sure you are present at the times indicated, otherwise your entrance ticket will expire!
  • After the tour, on the 2nd floor of the castle you can watch a free 'multivision show' about King Ludwig II and the history of Neuschwanstein.
  • Photographing and filming is forbidden in the castle
  • Backpacks, strollers and child carriers may not be taken into the lock. Leave it in your car or in the baggage lockers. Only small hand luggage is allowed.
  • For groups, please contact us at tickets@neuschwansteintickets.com (put 'Group Booking Neuschwanstein' in the subject of your email) and we will guide you through the process. For school groups, please visit this page.

3. Day trips from Munich

There are some companies offering guided daytrips from Munich. Prices start from 48 euros. Be aware that some of these daytrips only show the outside of the castle, but most of them you can upgrade so it will include a tour inside Neuschwanstein castle. These four daytrips can be interesting for you:

Neuschwanstein Hohenschwangau