St Ottilien is situated 40 km west of Munich and 35 km south of Augsburg.

By public transit

From the North or South:  St Ottilien railway station on the branch line Augsburg-Schongau.

From the East or West: You can choose either the train (Munich Buchloe line) or the S-Bahn (S4) to Geltendorf. The Missionsmuseum is only a pleasant walk of 25 minutes away: turn right when leaving the station until you reach an underpass. Beyond there is a tree-lined road leading to St. Ottilien.
You can also take a train from Geltendorf to St. Ottilien on the line to Weilheim / Schongau. There are taxis at the Geltendorf railway station most of the time.

By car

St. Ottilien is situated near the Autobahn A96 Munich-Lindau.

From the East: A96 direction Lindau - exit WINDACH, direction Eresing / St. Ottilien. Branch road to St. Ottilien between Eresing and Geltendorf is signposted.

From the West: A96 direction Munich - exit SCHÖFFELDING – turn left to Eresing, from there signs to St. Ottilien.