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Tickets Neuschwanstein

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 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 2 ways:

1. 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.

2. Online Tickets: Thankfully, you can now reserve tickets online easily. With these tickets you will avoid the waiting line and determine your own time for the visit. Do reserve a couple of days prior to your visit. You pay only a small surcharge for this service. Tickets for Neuschwanstein are sold here:

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Tours & Ticket info

  • Neuschwanstein GermanyImage stock.adobe.com-JFL PhotographyTickets adults: 18,25 euro
  • Children up to 18 years: 5 euro
  • The price is including a mandatory tour of 35 minutes. You can choose between an English or German speaking guide. For other languages, an audio guide is available.
  • Deutsche Püncktlichkeit: Make sure you are present at the times indicated, otherwise your entrance ticket will expire! While waiting at the entrance you have plenty of opportunity to view and photograph the castle from the outside
  • 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.
  • There are no special group tickets for sale. For groups you will have to reserve normal tickets. For school groups, please visit this page.

Opening hours Ticket center

  • 16 October - 23 March: Daily from 8:30 - 15:00
  • 24 March - 15 October: Daily from 7:30 am to 17:00
Neuschwanstein Hohenschwangau