Travel by bus and train
IC Königssee German Rail's InterCityExpress train: Direct connection between Hamburg Altona and Freilassing, Bad Reichenhall and Berchtesgaden.
Coming from Austria take the Westbahn to Salzburg and change to the Berchtesgadener Land Bahn (BLB) to Bad Reichenhall/Bayerisch Gmain or Berchtesgaden via Freilassing.
Bayern Ticket: take the Meridian or RB from Munich to Freilassing and change to Berchtesgadener Land Bahn (BLB) to Bad Reichenhall/Bayerisch Gmain or Berchtesgaden. Price starting at 23 €.
Easy arrival by car
Take the Autobahn München-Salzburg A8 from Munich and continue on good secondary roads. Please note: if you are arriving on the A8 from Munich, we suggest you take the exit Bad Reichenhall. Continuing through Austria requires a "vignette", which is a toll-road sticker.
Kurkarte/ Guest Card = Bus Card
With the Berchtesgaden guest card, overnight guests in the Watzmann and Königssee holiday region have free and environmentally friendly transport on most bus routes. The Bavarian State Baths Bad Reichenhall Guest Card is your eco-conscious free ticket to tourist destinations, hiking centres and more in and around the Alpine Town.
RufBus ("Dial-a-bus") Berchtesgaden
Additional service to the public transportation for the townships of Berchtesgaden, Bischofswiesen, Ramsau and Schönau a. Königssee. Needs to be ordered 2 hours in advance: +49 8652 964822
Transportation of bicycles on the trains
In the local Berchtesgadener Land Bahn trains the transportation of bicycles is free. Please note: if trains are very crowded, the railway personnel will decide if bikes can be brought.
Alpine Experience Bus (ALMErlebnisBUS)
Starting at the bus stop Hintersee in the mountaineering village Ramsau and following along the Alpine pastures of Klausbachtal valley (End of May until the beginning of October).
Teisendorf Municipal Bus (Gemeindebus Teisendorf)
Takes guests to the desired destinations within the municipal district. It is possile to transport buggies, walking aids or wheelchairs. T: +49 8666 928853
Flixbus is a low-cost way to reach Bad Reichenhall and Berchtesgaden.