Getting here by train and bus

You will find excellent train service to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and from there to Grainau, from almost any major city in Germany. Once in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you can get to Grainau on a train or a white-blue bus of the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn company. If you come after 20:00 (8:00 PM), you can find a taxi at the train station (approx. EUR 20 to Grainau).

Important: When searching on the website of the German railway system (, enter Untergrainau as your destination. The site is available in English.

Find the best connections to Grainau:

Deutsche Bahn Connections to Grainau

Direct connections to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

ICE 1127 (Saturdays)
Dortmund -  Essen - Duisburg - Düsseldorf - Köln-Messe/Deutz - Siegburg - Montabaur - Limburg - Frankfurt/Main-Flughafen - Frankfurt/Main Hbf - Aschaffenburg - Würzburg - Nürnberg - München - Garmisch-Partenkirchen

ICE 1507 (Saturdays)
Hamburg - Berlin - Lutherstadt Wittenberg - Bitterfeld - Leipzig - Erfurt - Bamberg - Nürnberg - München Hbf - Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Connections with transfers
Comfortable ICE trains, IC trains or EC trains generally travel to or from Munich's main station, München Hbf, from almost any direction at intervals of one or two hours.  From here, train service to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is generally available at hourly intervals.
Once there, you can take a train or a white-blue bus of the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn company to Grainau. Some trains stop at Munich-Pasing in addition to Munich main station.

You might prefer to transfer in Pasing since the distances between the platforms are generally shorter here.

Subject to change, no liability is assumed for the informations provided.

Further information

Deutsche Bahn, DB-Tickets, Reservation & Booking:

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