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There are 5 ways to get from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Eisenach 51

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 78 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach 50 / ...

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Train, bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Kassel Hbf
  2. Take the train from Kassel Hbf to Bad Hersfeld Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof to Bad Salzungen, ZOB / Bahnhof 100 / ...

Bus, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Essen Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe 123 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Bad Hersfeld Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof to Bad Salzungen, ZOB / Bahnhof 100 / ...

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen 348.7 km

Duisburg to Bad Salzungen by train

The train journey time between Duisburg and Bad Salzungen is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 390 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Süd Thüringen Bahn, the Duisburg to Bad Salzungen train service departs from Duisburg Hbf and arrives in Bad Salzungen. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

11 Weekly Trains
4h 37m Average Duration
€65 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen. However, there are services departing from Duisburg Hbf and arriving at Bad Salzungen via Eisenach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Duisburg and Bad Salzungen is 252 km. The road distance is 348.7 km.

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The best way to get from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs €65 - €95.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen, including transfers.

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Duisburg to Bad Salzungen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Duisburg Hbf station.

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Duisburg to Bad Salzungen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Eisenach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Duisburg to Bad Salzungen is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Duisburg to Bad Salzungen.

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  • Distance: 251.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Duisburg, Germany and Bad Salzungen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Duisburg Hbf to Eisenach twice daily. Tickets cost €65 - €95 and the journey takes 3h 51m.

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 Duisburg Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€23 - €35
1st Class
€35 - €55
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 561 766396-0
Email
info@cantus-bahn.de
Website
cantus-bahn.de
Train from Kassel Hbf to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel Hauptbahnhof to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Bus operators
Verkehrsunternehmen Wartburgmobil VUW gkAöR
Phone
0180 7 12 13 14
Website
wartburgmobil.info
Bus from Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof to Bad Salzungen, ZOB / Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Verkehrsunternehmen Wartburgmobil VUW gkAöR
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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