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Duration 2h 45m
Distance 215.6 km
Average price 27€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ilmenau and Köthen takes 2h 45m and the fastest train takes 2h 7m. There is a train service every few hours from Ilmenau to Köthen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Halle (Saale)

  1. Ilmenau
  2. Erfurt Hbf
  3. Köthen
2h 22m
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Ilmenau to Köthen train times

Trains run hourly between Ilmenau and Köthen. The earliest departure is at 15:18 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Ilmenau is at 22:13 which arrives into Köthen at 06:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilmenau to Köthen. However, there are services departing from Ilmenau and arriving at Koethen via Erfurt Hbf and Halle(Saale)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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It is 140 km from Ilmenau to Köthen. It is approximately 215.6 km to drive.

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Ilmenau to Köthen train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, depart from Ilmenau station.

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Ilmenau to Köthen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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