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Information for visitors

Current information / Coronavirus

For a visit to our sights, the 2G plus rule applies, i.e. all visitors must either be

  • vaccinated against Covid-19
    (with a vaccine authorised in the EU)

  • or recovered from Covid-19.

You will need to bring appropriate proof (written or electronic) as well as a valid ID (identity card or passport).

IN ADDITION, a negative Corona test must be brought along.
of a negative PCR test (maximum 48 hours old) or a rapid antigen test (maximum 24 hours old).
No tests are offered, supervised or proofs issued on site!

Children under 12 years and 3 months are exempt from the 2G plus rule. Pupils are considered tested (pupil ID required).

Visitors are required to wear FFP2 masks. Children and young people between the ages of six and 16 only need to wear a medical face mask.

Here you will find further information and FAQ.

Tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle are available online at and on premise at the Ticket Center Hohenschwangau (limited capacities).

A visit to Neuschwanstein Castle is only possible as part of a guided tour. Please note that the group sizes had to be significantly reduced due to hygiene regulations.

Please take into account considerable waiting times and restrictions such as altered routes or room closures.

The multivision room and the lift are currently not available. The inner courtyard of the castle can currently only be visited as part of the castle tour.

Opening hours and admission charges


Picture: Ticketcenter Hohenschwangau

Ticket Center Hohenschwangau
Alpseestraße 12, D-87645 Hohenschwangau
Telephone +49 8362 93083-0
Fax +49 8362 93083-20

How to get from Hohenschwangau to Neuschwanstein Castle

Your admission ticket is valid for a guided tour of the castle at a specific time. We expressly point out that the guided tours start punctually; in the event of late arrival, participation in the guided tour is no longer possible. Please make your way to the castle in good time and plan additional time on site for possible security checks.

Rucksacks, prams, child carriers, and similar bulky objects may not be taken into the palace. Please leave these items in your car or bus.

Opening hours

Tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle are available online at and on premise at the Ticket Center Hohenschwangau (limited capacities).

Tickets on sale at the Ticket Center

April to 15 October: 8 am-4 pm
16 October to March: 9 am-3 pm

Opening hours of Neuschwanstein Castle

April to 15 October: 9 am-6 pm
16 October to March: 10 am-4 pm
open daily except 1 January and 24 / 25 / 31 December

Admission charges Neuschwanstein Castle 2021


Picture: Dressing Room, detail

15 euros regular · 14 euros reduced

Children and young people under 18 are free.

Important note for families to book online: Children need a free ticket to enter the castle (booking fee 2.50 euros). Please take this into account when booking online.

Details about reduced admission charges, free entrance etc you will find in our general information.

Annual season tickets / 14-day-tickets

With one of our annual season tickets or 14-day-tickets you can visit over forty of the most beautiful sights in Bavaria!

Further information / FAQ

Please note that Hohenschwangau Castle is not administered by the Bavarian Palace Administration and hence cannot be visited with the 14-day ticket, annual ticket or "Königsschlösser" combination ticket!

Further information as well as frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the annual season tickets or 14-day tickets can be found here.

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