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There are 6 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Göttingen by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via Hannover Hbf  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

$86 - $124

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Göttingen 174.5 miles

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen Ice / ...

$67 - $110

Bus, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe 023 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen Ice / ...

$19 - $46

Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Wuppertal to Göttingen 264

$17 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Göttingen 173.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Göttingen is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Göttingen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Göttingen. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Göttingen via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Göttingen is 222 km. The road distance is 278.2 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Göttingen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Düsseldorf to Göttingen, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Göttingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Göttingen is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Göttingen is 278 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Göttingen.

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  • Distance: 138.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Göttingen via Hannover Hbf in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Göttingen once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wuppertal to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Düsseldorf and Göttingen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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