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The nearest and most accessible airport is Munich. Care Memmingham (used by Ryan Air) is well the other side of Munich while the main airport is well on our side from Munich. Other airports 3 hours or less from Bayerisch Eisenstein by train or car are: Nuernberg (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic), and Salzburg or Linz (Austria). All are served by the cheap airlines and some by scheduled flights.

Most car hire companies in Germany and Austria have restrictions on which cars can be taken into the Czech Republic - check before you book! You should also ensure you book winter tyres if arriving from October to April.

The following airports have direct flights (as at March 2013):

(1 hour 45 minutes by car, approx 2 hours 50 minutes by train)

For train times from Munich Airport to Eisenstein, check the bahn website (there is a version in English).

Munich has direct flights from the UK and other European airports, USA, Canada and South Africa

From UK: include; Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Edinburgh, Jersey, London (City, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stanstead), Manchester using British Airways, Lufthansa, Easyjet, Singapore Airlines, Monarch Airlines, bmi regional

From Ireland: Cork, Dublin using Aer Lingus

The bus/train connection from Munich usually takes +/- 3 hours. The last connection leaves Munich airport just after 18.00 and arrives in Bayerisch Eisenstein at 21.13. The first connection in the morning leaves Bayerisch Eisenstein at 07.44 and arrives at the airport at 10.46.

By hire car from Munich airport, just follow the signs to the autobahn to Deggendorf and then country roads to Bayerisch Eisenstein (total journey time less than 2 hours).

(just over 2 hours by car, 3 hours by train)

From UK/Ireland:

There are also connecting flights from other UK and Irish airports.

By train: from the airport, take the underground to Nuernberg. From Nuernberg Main Station change at Plattling, arrive Bayerisch Eisenstein. The last connection leaves from Nuernberg airport around 18.09, arriving in Bayerisch Eisenstein at 21.13.

By hire car from Nuernberg airport, take the autobahn to Regensburg, then Deggendorf and then country roads to Bayerisch Eisenstein (total journey time just over 2 hours).

(just over 2 hours by car)

Ryanair from Stansted. (Ryanair also flies from Dublin and Stansted to Salzburg)

By hire car from Linz airport, follow the signs to the autobahn to Passau and then Deggendorf, then country roads to Bayerisch Eisenstein (total journey time just over 2 hours).

PRAGUE AIRPORT (Czech Republic)

Is 2 hours drive away but not always recommended in winter - the road conditions immediately across the border in the Bohemian Forest can be tricky in snow. By rail, the journey time is 4 hours to Bayerisch Eisenstein - the last connection leaves Prague Smichov Station around 17.15, arriving in Bayerisch Eisenstein at 21.24. Cars hired at Prague airport can obviously be driven back into Czech Republic without restrictions.

From Heathrow and other major airports by BA and Lufthansa. Ryanair from Stansted, plus other regional airports mainly in the skiing season only.
Salzburg to Bayerisch Eisenstein takes just under 3 hours by car, about 4 hours by train.
has the best international connections and is about 5 hours by train or car to Bayerisch Eisenstein.

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Hans-Watzlik-Strasse 8
94252 Bayerisch Eisenstein

(Germany) +49 (0) 9925 90 32 04
(UK) 07813 811 497 (Martin)
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