Getting to Elmau by train
From the Munich Main Train Station: The train to Klais leaves every hour from the Starnberg Wing (north side) of the train station. Travel time about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
From the Innsbruck Main Train Station (Austria): Take the train to Mittenwald and continue on from there toward Klais. Travel time about 1 hour.
Schloss Elmau Shuttle from Klais free of charge. Please contact Reception to be picked up at the Klais train station.
Getting to Elmau by car
From Munich: Take the A 95 highway to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and continue from there in the direction of Mittenwald/Innsbruck (Austria). After about 12 km, turn right at the village Klais, and cross the train tracks. After that, first turn right and then turn left when you reach a small chapel. This turns into the toll road that leads to Elmau. Travel time from the airport is about 1 1/2 hours, from Munich about 1 hour.
From Innsbruck (Austria): Take the road to Zirl (Zirlerberg) and continue from there in the direction of Mittenwald/Garmisch-Partenkirchen. After you have passed through Mittenwald, you will come to the village of Klais. Turn left and cross the train tracks. After that, first turn right and then turn left when you reach a small chapel. This turns into the toll road that leads to Elmau. Total travel time about 45 minutes.
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