Duration 5h 33m
Distance 362.2 km
Average price 95€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Düsseldorf and Schmalkalden takes 5h 33m and the fastest train takes 5h 24m. There is at least one train per day from Düsseldorf to Schmalkalden. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Eisenach
  3. Schmalkalden
6h 27m
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Düsseldorf to Schmalkalden train times

Trains run once daily between Düsseldorf and Schmalkalden. The service departs Düsseldorf at 15:43 in the afternoon, which arrives into Schmalkalden at 21:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Schmalkalden. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Schmalkalden via Eisenach and Wernshausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Schmalkalden is 263 km. The road distance is 362.2 km.

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Düsseldorf to Schmalkalden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf to Schmalkalden train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, arrive at Wernshausen station.

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