Your Arrival at Ruhpolding

Coming here in your own car? By rail or air? Ruhpolding is easy to get to no matter what your preferred mode of transportation!

Here you will find a brief description of the various means of getting here.


By car & tour bus

Via the A8 autobahn – Munich – Salzburg – excellent way to reach Ruhpolding. Take the Siegsdorf exit and we are just another 8 km away.

Many coach-tour operators offer trips to Ruhpolding, both for individuals and groups, as part of their summer and winter touring programs. Please check with your local travel agency

By train

German Railways’ travel service, offering schedule information, seat reservations and ticketing, can be reached by calling 01805/996633 from anywhere in Germany. For the very latest information you can also visit the German Railways' web site at or the Austrian Railways' web site. 

German Railways' journey planner
Austrian Railways' journey planner

By plane

Munich Airport is only 140 km and Salzburg only 40 km from Ruhpolding. From there, you can reach Ruhpolding either by car or taxi via the A 8 autobahn – or simply take the train from Traunstein to Ruhpolding.

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Many coach travel companies offer individual and group tours to Ruhpolding in summer and winter. Simply ask at your travel agency.