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You can fly to Frankfurt airport (1h drive to Schaumburg), Frankfurt-Hahn (with Ryanair, 1h30 drive to Schaumburg), or Cologne/Bonn (1h30 drive to Schaumburg).
You can travel by train from Frankfurt Airport to Limburg: Tickets to Limburg/Balduinstein at the Travel center or at Ticket Machine at Terminal 1 below airport section B. 1) S-Bahn: Airport – Frankfurt main station. 2) Frankfurt station – Limburg/Lahn (possible change in Niedernhausen). 3) In Limburg change to local train or taxi and travel to Balduinstein or your destination. Or direct train (ICE, Inter-City Express) from Frankfurt Airport (Fernbahnhof) to Limburg-Süd and then via taxi or local train to Balduinstein or your destination (you need to take the shuttlebus from Limburg-Süd to Limburg/Lahn main station if you want to contimue by local train). This connection is much faster, but more expensive.
By train from other directions: Train Giessen-Limburg-Koblenz. Balduinstein is the 3rd station after Limburg. You may walk from Balduinstein to Schaumburg. But be aware: it is a 25 min. walk uphill and you need a torch and good shoes.
Driving from Frankfurt: It’s a 1-hour drive from Frankfurt airport to Schaumburg. Follow signs A3 (Autobahn no 3) to Wiesbaden / Köln. Coming from Frankfurt City follow signs for A66 to Wiesbaden, then for A3 to Köln (Cologne) ❶ Leave A3 at exit Limburg-South ☞ Limburg. ❷ After tunnel turn left B54 ☞Bad Schwalbach / Diez. ❸ In Diez turn left (2 big white fuel tanks) B54 ☞ Bad Schwalbach / Katzenelnbogen. ❹ After 1,5 km turn right to Katzenelnbogen / Birlenbach. ❺ After Birlenbach turn right in the curve with a concrete divider to Schaumburg / Balduinstein. The castle appears on the left after about 1 km.
Driving from Cologne (Köln): Leave A3 at exit 41 Diez / Nassau. Take a right turn twice to Eppenrod. Follow signs Hirschberg ☞ Langenscheid ☞ Balduinstein ☞ Schaumburg.
There are no buses or trains to Schaumburg!
Taxis from Limburg to Schaumburg (appx. € 16,-): ABC 06431-222222, Addi 06431-22212, Link 06431-54060, Hofmann 06431-8322, Erdmann 06431-3366, ABC-Cab 06432-801313, Hahn 06432-7777, Hürter 06436-91024.
Here are lists of hotels and guesthouses in and near Balduinstein.