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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Ice

€85 - €120

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Bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Duisburg central train station N11 / ...

€29 - €78

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Train via Cologne  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re / ...

€58 - €160

Train via Bonn  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Bonn-Beuel Ec
  2. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re5

€135 - €226

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen 495.4 km

€50 - €80

Bus to Basel, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BSL - DUS

€63 - €266

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS

€99 - €316

Bus to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Oberhausen Hbf

€102 - €243

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS

€73 - €273

Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Freiburg im Breisgau and Oberhausen is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 501 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 1m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen train service departs from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 1m
Fastest train time:
4h 1m
Train distance:
501 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€85
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:56
Last train departs at:
15:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen train schedules

Freiburg im Breisgau → Oberhausen
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The most affordable way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen is to bus, which costs €28 - €80 and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen is to train which costs €85 - €120 and takes 4h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Oberhausen is 394 km. The road distance is 495.4 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs €85 - €120.

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The train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf takes 4h 1m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs €85 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €80 and takes 9h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 393.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Oberhausen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf 6 times a week. Tickets cost €85 - €120 and the journey takes 4h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Freiburg to Duisburg central train station twice daily. Tickets cost €27 - €35 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €140
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Bonn-Beuel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bonn Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
National Express Rail
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €110
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Basel Euroairport FR
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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