Getting there

Urban Railway

S-Bahn line S1: Dresden – Königstein – Schöna
Plan your trip

To reach the Fortress from town use the FORTRESS EXPRESS or FOOTPATHS

Bus

National Park line number 241: Pirna – Königstein – Hinterhermsdorf + number 246: Pirna – Königstein |“Am Königstein“ stop or „Thürmsdorf/Vogelstein“ stop
Plan your trip

Car

Motorway A 17 Dresden – Prague, Pirna exit, then federal road B 172 in direction Bad Schandau or Bahretal exit, first direction Berggießhübel then trough Cotta and Neundorf

Boat

Dresden – Königstein – Bad Schandau Timetable

To reach the Fortress from town use the FORTRESS EXPRESS or FOOTPATHS

Bicycle

Bicycle stands and baggage lockers are available at the fortress entrance.
www.elbe-cycle-route.com

 

Cars, motorcycles and caravans

multi-storey car park “Königstein am Malerweg” at the B 172 (Festung Königstein turn-off),
Walkway to the fortress: approx. 10 minutes.

Fortress Express

courtesy train from the town of Königstein and from the car-park.

Coaches, minibuses, disabled parking

right by the entrance for (barrier)

Parking charge:
coaches € 10.00
minibuses € 5.00
disabled parking free-of-charge

Passenger lift: all the year round
Panorama lift: April – October

Footpaths

Follow the blue bar or red dot signs from the town of Königstein to the fortress (30 – 45 min.). Malerweg (artist's route)