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Find Your Way to Dachau Concentration Camp: Transportation Routes & Tips

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site is in the charming town of Dachau, just 30 km northwest of Munich. Discover the best ways to reach this historic site with our detailed transportation guide, including maps and directions, for a hassle-free visit.

Where is Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Located?

Address: Alte Römerstraße 75, 85221 Dachau, Germany | Find on Maps

Situated in Dachau, a town located just outside Munich, Germany. Positioned around 16 km (10 miles) northwest of Munich's city center, the memorial holds historical significance as one of the first Nazi concentration camps. Nestled amidst the town's suburban surroundings, the memorial offers a juxtaposition to the peaceful scenery.  Its proximity to Munich allows visitors to include it as part of a broader exploration of the region's history.

Closest landmark: Dachau Palace (3.3 km away)

Your Transport Options to Get to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

By Train & Bus

Best For: Budget-conscious travelers 

Travel time: 30 mins approx.

Routes: S2 (Train) then 726 (Bus)

Stops: Dachau station (train) then KZ-Gedenkstätte (bus stop)

To reach the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial from Munich, the most cost-effective option is public transportation. Board the S2 train headed to Dachau/Petershausen from Munich, and alight at Dachau station. The journey lasts around 25 minutes from Munich's Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). From the Dachau train station, continue by taking bus 726 towards “Saubachsiedlung” to the Memorial Site's entrance.

By Car

Travel time: 30 mins

Distance: 28.5 km

  • Start on the A8 highway from Munich heading northwest.
  • Take exit 77-Dreieck München-Eschenried to merge onto A99 towards Stuttgart/Nürnberg/Lindau.
  • Merge onto A99 and take exit 7a-Dreieck München-Feldmoching towards A92 to Deggendorf/Flughafen München.
  • Merge onto A92 and take exit 4-Oberschleißheim towards B471.
  • Follow the signs to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Parking Facilities

The designated parking area is situated right next to the Memorial Site, specifically at Alte Römerstraße 73.

For those who choose to reach the Memorial Site by car, please note that there are associated parking fees: €3.00 for cars and €5.00 for buses.

Frequently Asked Questions About Getting to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Where is Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial located?

The memorial is located at Alte Römerstraße 75, 85221 Dachau, Germany.

Which city is Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial in?

The memorial is situated in Dachau, a town northwest of Munich, Germany.

How do I get to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

You can get to the memorial by public transportation (train and bus) or by car.

Which is the best way to get to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

The best way depends on your preferences. Public transportation is cost-effective while traveling by car offers convenience.

Which is the fastest way to get to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

Taking the S2 train from Munich and then bus 726 is a convenient and relatively quick option

Which is the cheapest way to get to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

The most budget-friendly option is by using public transportation, specifically the S2 train and bus 726.

Which is the closest bus stop to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

The closest bus stop is KZ-Gedenkstätte served by bus 726. It's a short walk to the memorial site from there.

Which is the closest train station to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

The closest train station is Dachau station, accessible via the S2 train.

Can I park at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

Yes, there is designated parking available next to the Memorial Site at Alte Römerstraße 73. However, please note that parking fees apply: €3.00 for cars and €5.00 for buses.