Getting Around in Garmisch-partenkirchen

Edit This

Traveling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen can be done in a number of ways. You can fly to Munich first and then proceed to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which is about an hour’s distance away from Munich. However, most people find that arriving to the town by train is much simpler. There are hourly trains from most neighboring cities to the town, with about 20 trains departing from Garmisch-Partenkirchen each day. These are the same trains that later return to the town.

Rent a Car

Renting a vehicle can help you get to the town and travel about the area. You can rent a vehicle from a neighboring city and use the Autobahn to reach Garmisch-Partenkirchen. If you are arriving from Munich, it is a distance of roughly 55 miles. You also can get vehicles with drivers.

Bus around Garmisch-Partenkirchen

If you would like to get around using public transport, you can use the bus system and pay considerably less. There are totally 5 bus lines here. Lines # 1 and # 2 are the most frequent, running every 20 minutes on weekdays and 30 minutes if it’s a weekend. They start from Klinikum and Breitnau. The other 3 lines all run to nearby villages such as Farchant, Burgrain and Marienplatz. All these buses have a fixed trip cost, which is 1,30 euros. Monthly passes are available, which makes these buses more economical.

Trains and Taxis

The cogwheel train is another way to get around. This can be a great way to travel if you are going to the Zugspitze, an hour and 20 minutes ride.

Taxicabs are obtained from the Trainstation and Marienplatz areas. Once you are in the town, you can call  08821-1616 to book your taxicab.

[add Local transport mode]

Nearby Getting Around Guides

Where World66 helps you find the best deals on Garmisch-partenkirchen Hotels