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Train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Jena West to Erfurt Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

€93 - €194

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Train via Heidelberg  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Jena West to Erfurt Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt central train station to Heidelberg central station
  3. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg Re

Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Jena bus station to Frankfurt Airport N1305
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz Lufthansa Express Bus

Train #2  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Jena Paradies to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

€114 - €160

Drive  •  4h 17m

  1. Drive from Jena to Strasbourg 506.6 km

€55 - €85

Train to Leipzig, fly to Strasbourg  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Strasbourg (SXB) LEJ - SXB

€149 - €743

Train to Leipzig, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Stuttgart (STR) LEJ - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

€143 - €412

Train to Leipzig, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Frankfurt (FRA) LEJ - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg

€161 - €750

Train, train to Dresden, fly to Stuttgart  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Stuttgart (STR) DRS - STR
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

€105 - €412

Jena to Strasbourg by train

The train journey time between Jena and Strasbourg is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 515 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 9m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Erfurter Bahn, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Jena to Strasbourg train service departs from Jena West and arrives in Strasbourg. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 33m
Fastest train time:
5h 9m
Trains per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€93
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:38
Last train departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Jena to Strasbourg train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Jena to Strasbourg is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Jena to Strasbourg is to drive which takes 4h 17m and costs €55 - €85.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jena station to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Jena bus station and arriving at Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz via Frankfurt Flughafen T1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jena to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Jena West and arriving at Strasbourg via Erfurt Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Jena and Strasbourg is 380 km. The road distance is 506.6 km.

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The best way to get from Jena to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs €90 - €200.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Jena to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Jena to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Jena bus station.

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Jena to Strasbourg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Jena West station.

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The best way to get from Jena to Strasbourg is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs €90 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 33m.

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  • Distance: 379.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Jena, Germany and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Jena to Strasbourg via Erfurt Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 6h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jena to Strasbourg via Frankfurt Flughafen T1 in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Leipzig to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Train operators
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 Jena West to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Jena West to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Erfurter Bahn
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 Jena West to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Erfurt central train station to Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 Jena bus station to Frankfurt Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Strasbourg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Jena to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Lufthansa Express Bus, arrive at Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz station.

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Jena to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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