How to reach Lautersee from Munich, Germany

Lautersee is a beautiful Alpine lake in Bavaria, Germany. It is located close to the town of Mittenwald. The town of Mittenwald is famous for violin making and painted houses. It was once a wealthy town and a stop for travelers going to Venice. The town looks straight out of a storybook and seems to be frozen in time. In this post, we tell you how to reach Lautersee from Munich, Germany. Do not forget to check out the youtube video towards the end of this post.

Getting To Lautersee Lake

The distance from Munich is only 111 km. That makes it a perfect day trip.

From Mittenwald: 3 km
From Garmisch-Partenkirchen:  23 kms

How to reach Lautersee from Munich?

By Public Transport From Munich To Mittenwald

We personally used public transport. We would recommend the Bayern Ticket if you are traveling as a couple or group of 5 from Munich.

By Train: München Hauptbahanof – Mittenwald

There are buses that take you directly to the lake.

There are hiking and guest buses in summer and ski and cross-country skiing buses in winter free of charge. With your AlpenweltCard or your Alpenwelt Karwendel guest card , all trips with the hiking and guest bus between Mittenwald – Lautersee/ Klais Elmau / Kranzbach – Krün and Wallgau are free. 

By Car

There is a parking lot next to the lake.


There are restaurants and a hotel to stay in right next to the lake.

Beautiful Places To Visit Nearby

  • Explore Mittenwald Town
  • Geigenbaumuseum Mittenwald (Violin Making Museum)
  • Visit Lainbach Waterfall on the way to Lautersee
  • Hike up to Ferchensee Lake
  • Elmau
  • Karwendelbahn
  • Leutaschklamm / Geisterklamm


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