Location & Arrival

Ganghofer Youth Hostel is located about 4 km to the north of the municipality of Mittenwald, amid the Buckelwiesen nature reserve, in a sunny spot at an altitude of 1,000 m, and enjoys a magnificent view of Zugspitze and the Karwendel massif.
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Public transport to the Youth Hostel
Munich - Garmisch - Mittenwald - Innsbruck.
About 60 minutes (4 km) footwalk away from Mittenwald train station (hourly service to Munich). We recommend taking a taxi at the train station as there is no public transport to the Youth Hostels. Taxi Schütz can provide transfer services to the Youth Hostel for groups, Phone +49 8823 8310.
By coach or car
95 Munich - Garmisch, continue along B2 and leave at exit Mittenwald-Nord. When you get into the village ("Autopavillon"), turn right towards Schmalensee (direction Klais). Then turn right again (signpost). About 1 km to the Youth Hostel.

Please use the following coordinates for your satellite navigation system - not all systems can process the Youth Hostel's address, "Buckelwiesn 7".
Longitude: 11.269 / E 11&deg16' 8.40"
Latitude: 47.474 / N 47&deg28' 26.40

Important note for coaches: there are two ways to get to the Youth Hostel. One takes you below an underpassage with a maximum passage height of 3.10 m. Either way requires a special permit from the municipality of Mittenwald.
Please apply for the permit in advance.
Arrival by coach - application form for special permit from the municipality of Mittenwald


Youth Hostel pick-up service
Upon request, the Youth Hostel can arrange for school classes to be picked up at their home town or the train station and taken back after their stay.
Parking spaces
Parking spaces immediately by the Youth Hostel.

Car parking 20

Bus parking 2