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There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Bamberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg Rb / ...

50€ - 120€

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068

22€ - 27€

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Bamberg 429.4 km

45€ - 70€

Fly from Dusseldorf, train  •  3h 11m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Nuremberg (NUE) DUS - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg

69€ - 337€

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg

123€ - 484€

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bamberg is to bus which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bamberg is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 340€ and takes 3h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Bamberg, Bamberg train. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Bamberg via Wuerzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Bamberg is 326 km. The road distance is 429.4 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs 50€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Düsseldorf to Bamberg, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Bamberg is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs 50€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 7h 5m.

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  • Distance: 326.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Bamberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Bamberg via Wuerzburg Hbf in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Bamberg, Bamberg train every 4 hours. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Website
VGN
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Düsseldorf to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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Düsseldorf to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Bamberg is 429 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Düsseldorf to Bamberg.

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Eurowings offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Bamberg train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Bamberg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Bamberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 2€ - 60€.

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