Railway Adventures: Explore Bavaria with Bayerische Regiobahn
Bayerische Regiobahn will take you through stunning landscapes and charming cities. Our train network connects some of the most fascinating destinations in Bavaria, making travel as delightful as the attractions themselves. Discover hidden treasures at Salzburg, Augsburg, Kufstein, Berchtesgaden, Ruhpolding, and Füssen, among others. Explore their distinct culture, history, and attractions. All aboard for a fantastic adventure!
For your daytrips we recommend you one of our day tickets: The ‘Guten Tag Ticket’ ist valid on all BRB trains or if you travel throughout Bavaria check out the ‘Bayern-Ticket’ which ist valid on all local trains within Bavaria as well as cross-border trains to Salzburg und Kufstein.
Füssen and Neuschwanstein: A Fairytale come true
Füssen, hidden between the Bavarian Alps, transports you to a magical environment. Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, which served as inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Take a stroll around Lake Forggensee or the romantic old town and be fascinated by the breathtaking surroundings.
Our trains (RB 77 from Augsburg or RB 68 from Munich) will take you directly to Füssen, where you can catch the Bus 73/78 to the stop ‘Hohenschwangau Neuschwanstein Castles, Schwangau’ in less than 15 minutes.
Salzburg: Cultural Symphony
Enter the melodious world of Mozart’s birthplace, Salzburg. Explore the magnificent Hohensalzburg Fortress and Mirabell Palace before strolling through the Getreidegasse, which is noted for its charming shops. Don’t pass up the opportunity to relive scenes from “The Sound of Music” at famous filming locations!
Our trains (RE 5) travel every hour from Munich to Salzburg Main Station. It takes less than two hours to go from Munich Central Station to Salzburg City via Rosenheim, Traunstein, and Freilassing. It takes about 20 minutes to walk from the station into the city (city hall).
Augsburg: A Meeting of History and Modernity
Augsburg offers a unique blend of historical grandeur and modern flair. Admire the majestic Augsburg Cathedral and the world’s oldest social housing complex, the Fuggerei. Augsburg, with its long history as a commerce center, has stunning Renaissance architecture and active markets.
There are several trains that will take you to Augsburg Central Station. The walk from the station to the city hall will take about 15 minutes.
Munich: The Beating Heart of Bavaria
Munich is a Bavarian jewel that flawlessly blends history and modern life. Discover the colorful Glockenspiel dance at ancient Marienplatz, the royal majesty of Nymphenburg Palace, and renowned art at Alte Pinakothek. In the midst of all, Munich’s historic beer gardens, such as the Hofbräuhaus, provide ageless fellowship. Munich: bridging eras and welcoming the future with style.
Various trains will take you to Munich Central Station, and it will take you about 20 minutes to walk from the station to the city hall.
Oberland region: Alpine Dreams Come True
The Oberland region, tucked away in Bavaria’s lap, is a lovely getaway into alpine wonder. With its Bavarian charm, cobblestone roads, and the calming waters of the Isar River, Bad Tölz welcomes you. Lenggries is a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts, with exhilarating excursions and winter adventures set against a mountain setting. The air is crisp in Bayrischzell, and stories of the Alps whisper through the pine trees.
The Oberland region is more than just a tourist destination; it is a sensory experience of nature’s elegance. Hike through verdant valleys, ski down snow-draped slopes, and let the scenery paint your memories. Your journey through this wonderful region with Bayerische Regiobahn is a gateway to the heart of Bavaria’s alpine grandeur.
Most Oberland locations (Bad Tölz, Tegernsee, Schliersee) are about one hour by train from Munich Central Station. Bayrischzell takes around an hour and a half.
Berchtesgaden: Alpine Beauty
Discover Berchtesgaden’s natural splendor, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Berchtesgaden National Park is known for its beautiful landscapes and the spectacular Königssee lake. Explore the Eagle’s Nest for historical insight and stunning mountain views.
The journey from Munich Central Station to Berchtesgaden takes about two and a half hours. Simply take the RE 5 train to Freilassing and change to the S4. The RVO bus (line 841) will take you from Berchtesgaden train station to Königssee in a matter of minutes.
Ruhpolding: Nature's Playground
Ruhpolding is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Hiking and cycling are popular outdoor sports against the backdrop of the Chiemgau Alps. After a day of adventure, unwind at the Ruhpolding Thermal Spa, and don’t miss the lovely Rauschbergbahn cogwheel train.
The journey from Munich Central Station to Ruhpolding takes about an hour and 45 minutes. Simply take the RE 5 train to Traunstein and change to the RB 53.
If you want to reach the top of the Unterberg. Simply take the village line B+D from the train station to the “Unternbergbahn” stop. The Ruhpolding village line is completely free to use!
Kufstein: The Alps' Fortress
Kufstein is a modest town with a large heart, nestled in the embrace of the Alps. Kufstein Fortress, a historic sentry that has witnessed centuries of history, lies at the heart of it all. Explore the town’s small cobblestone streets and charming eateries. When you gaze up, the breathtaking peaks serve as a reminder that you are in the midst of Alpine glory. Kufstein is your ticket to a delightful journey that combines history and environment.
The travel from Munich Central Station to Kufstein takes around one hour and twenty minutes. Simply catch the direct RB 54 train from Munich. The train station is directly in the heart of the city.
Chiemsee: The Enchanting Lake of Bavaria
Chiemsee, nestled in the lap of the Bavarian Alps, is a calm retreat that captivates with its calm beauty. This gorgeous lake, often known as the “Bavarian Sea”, provides an escape from everyday life.
Take a boat excursion to Herrenchiemsee Island and look at King Ludwig II’s palace, which was inspired by the Palace of Versailles. Explore the lovely Frauenchiemsee Island, which is home to the peaceful Frauenwörth Abbey.
Chiemsee’s coastlines appeal with leisurely walks, picnics, and moments of introspection while the soft lapping of the water soothes your spirit. Chiemsee’s at ease charm is an invitation to experience the beauty of Bavaria’s natural riches, whether you’re touring the islands, indulging in local cuisine, or simply looking at the reflected surface of the lake.
To reach the Chiemsee, take the RE 5 train to Bernau or Prien. It takes roughly an hour to get from Munich Central Station to Prien.
Ingolstadt: Where Tradition meets Innovation
Discover Ingolstadt’s unique blend of history and innovation. Visit Ingolstadt Castle and learn about the city’s medieval origins. Discover the city’s modern side with attractions such as the Audi Museum, which honors the city’s automotive past.
Ingolstadt’s beer culture is strongly engrained in its identity, dating back centuries. The city is pleased to host Bavaria’s oldest beer festival, a celebration that brings locals and visitors together in a festive atmosphere of music, dance, and, of course, great brews.
Step into one of the old taverns or beer gardens, where the aroma of freshly brewed beer blends with laughter and companionship. Don’t miss a visit to the Bavarian State Brewery Weißbierbrauerei, where you may witness the wonder of beer-making in action.
The travel from Augsburg Central Station to Ingolstadt takes around one hour. Simply catch the RB 13 train. It will take you about 30 minutes to walk from the station to the city hall.