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Burg Ludwigstein is located 8km from the town of Witzenhausen in the centre of Germany, some 300km south of Hamburg and 200km east of Dortmund

Overall map can be found here. For your satnav, enter 37214 Witzenhausen,  or if you prefer GPS coordinates - 51° 19′ 19.2″ N, 9° 54′ 32.4″ E / 51.322, 9.909 .

The castle itself does not have a street address.

All travel information is believed to be correct at time of writing, and is given for guidance only. Please check your own travel information nearer the time.

By Air

The nearest airports in terms of distance are:

Paderborn-Lippstadt (PAD) - 130km

Most flights to Paderborn go via Munich.

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Hannover-Langenhagen (HAJ) - 166km

Flights from Heathrow, Stansted, Frankfurt, Munich, Amsterdam, Birmingham, Paris, Brussels, Vienna, among others.

Various airlines, including Air Berlin, Air France, Austrian Airways, BMI, Lufthansa, Flybe and SAS.

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Dortmund (DTM) - 197km

Flights from Luton, Munich, among others.

Airlines include Air Berlin, EasyJey, German Wings.

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Frankfurt (FRA) - 233km

Flights from Luxemborg, Madrid, Bremen, Heathrow, Birmingham, London City, Hamburg, among others.

Airlines include Lufthansa, Air Berlin, Air France, Austrian Airways, British Airways, BA City, German Wings, Icelandic Air, SAS.

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Köln Bonn (CGN) - 293km

Flights from Berlin, Munich, Madrid, Heathrow, Gatwick, Paris, Vienna, among others.

Airlines include German Wings, Lufthansa, Air Berlin, Austrian Airways, BMI, EasyJet & KLM.

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Hamburg (HAM) - 313km

Numerous flights, including Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Dublin, Municch, Birmingham, Manchester, Heathrow, Amsterdam, Brussels, Jersey, Paris.

Airlines include Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Air France, Austrian Airways, BA, BMI, EasyJet, German Wings, Lufthansa, Icelandic Air, SAS.

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By Car

For all route, take the A7 and look for the Witzenhausen/Bad-Sodden-Allendor exit.

Overall map can be found here. For your satnav, enter 37214 Witzenhausen,  or if you prefer GPS coordinates - 51° 19′ 19.2″ N, 9° 54′ 32.4″ E / 51.322, 9.909 .

The 37214 address given above, on Google, takes you to the centre of Witzenhausen. See Google Map here for directions from there to the castle.

There is free parking at the castle.

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By Rail

Nearest large train stations are:

Göttingen:  distance 30 Minutes

Kassel: distance 40 Minutes

The regional railway between Göttingen and Kassel stops at Witzenhausen Nord from there you have to take the bus in direction to Eschwege which stops in Witzenhausen.  The castle staff can arrange a pick-up from the town for a small fee.

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By Ferry

 

From Sweden

Puttgarden: 436km - 4 hours 20 minutes

Lübeck-Tavemünde: 366km - 3 hours 40 Minutes

Rostock: 465km - 4 hours 30 Minutes

From England

Calais (ferry or Eurostar): 640km - 6 hours 15 minutes

Rotterdam (via Harwich): 459km  - 4 hours 40 minutes

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