Getting here

Footpaths to Veste Oberhaus

Battlement walk
(approx. 15 minutes)
Enjoy beautiful views along the walls of the Battlement Walk. Access at the north side of the Luitpoldbrücke (Danube suspension bridge) and follow the signs. The path ends within the Outer Bailey (access Oberhausmuseum and Youth Hostel).

(approx. 20 minutes)
Discover the diverse nature along the Ludwigsteig. Access at the north side of the Luitpoldbrücke (Danube suspension bridge) and follow the signs. The path ends at the viewing platform next to the car park (access Restaurant "Das Oberhaus" and "Haus der Jugend")

The Battlement Walk is open Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and Saturday and Sunday 8am – 6pm. Please follow the signs. Ludwigsteig is open all day. Please note that the paths are not cleared, and are not illuminated at night. Use at your own risk.


Arrival by car

Veste Oberhaus und Oberhausmuseum
Oberhaus 125
94034 Passau

A free car park is situated at the end of Rennweg, above the castle. Access the car park via Neue Rieser Straße or Ferdinand-Wagner-Straße/Pandurenweg. The road through the castle is closed to traffic.

The restaurant “Das Oberhaus” offers additional parking. There is another car park below the castle at Ilzbrücke/Bschütt, and the hike up to the castle via Ferdinand-Wagner-Straße takes approx. 10 minutes.


Arrival by coach

Access is possible via Neue Rieser Straße/Rennweg only! Limited free parking for coaches is available at the end of Rennweg above the castle.


Shuttle bus

The shuttle bus runs daily, every half hour, between March 15 and November 15, 2020, and connects the town hall square (Rathausplatz) and Veste Oberhaus. In addition there is the hourly public bus service K5 running from the central bus station (ZOB) via Neue Rieser Straße to the Veste Oberhaus. Please note that both buses are small and not suitable for larger groups.

Shuttle bus schedule 2020 (pdf)
Public bus schedule K5 2020 (pdf)

Single 2 €
Family ticket 6 €

You can purchase your ticket from the bus driver.

A bus ticket makes you eligible for a discounted admission at the Oberhausmuseum.

Please note that during the limited Corona opening hours the shuttle bus is only operating during museum opening hours!

Current shuttle bus schedule starting July 29th 2020 (pdf)