Getting to Hohenzollern Castle by bus

FAQ regarding castle shuttle traffic

Shuttle bus ticket only available from driver

Between 01.02 - 31.03.23 the shuttle bus will be charged separately - due to the limited opening of the castle.

Prices for the shuttle bus ride:

 Ascending and descending single journey
Adults 3,50 €2,10 €
Children (4-14 years)  1,70 €1,10 €

Only cash payment is possible


There is no extra - timetable for the shuttle bus. The shuttle bus runs according to demand

P1 castle parking lot

The entry and exit point of the shuttle bus at the P1 castle parking lot is located between the kiosk entrance and the toilet stall. If the P1 parking lot is full, the shuttle bus will go to the P2 parking lot via the P1 parking lot (drop-off). If the P1 parking lot is full, the staff of Hohenzollern Castle will inform the shuttle drivers.


The shuttle bus boarding and disembarking point is located at the turnaround area at the Adlertor. If there is no bus when you arrive, please ring the bell at the bus stop located there. The shuttle bus will then be informed.

Ascent and departure of the shuttle traffic

The first departure to the Adlertor will be at 10:00 am.  
The last departure of the shuttle to the Adlertor will take place one hour before the closing of the facility.

Travel time

The pure driving time of the ascent and departure is approx. 15 minutes.

Turnaround area

Please do not wait in the turnaround area. Guests coming from the parking lot will get off first, then you can enter the bus with the QR ticket. Afterwards the bus will turn around and go downstairs. The shuttle buses have a reversing camera, however, please help with your behavior that there could be no unnecessary dangerous situations, thank you very much.

If there is no bus available for departure when you arrive at the Adlertor, we ask you for a little patience, you are welcome to use the installed bell at the stop set up at the Adlertor, so that the Signa can get to the vehicle for pick-up. 

The cost of the scheduled rides is not included in the ticket price for Hohenzollern Castle. 

further information on rail and bus topics can be found at


Timetable line 306 (Hechingen - Burg & Burg - Hechingen)

306 - Hechingen - Burg Hohenzollern valid from 01.02.23 Hechingen - Burg Hohenzollern pdf


Jörg Schürmann

Tel.: 07471/9350-0


Sandra Kast

Tel.: 07471/9350-0