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There are 3 ways to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim by train or car

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Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Dombühl to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Re90
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Bruchsal 60 / ...

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Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) to Wuerzburg Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim 188.1 km
Rothenburg ob der Tauber → Germersheim
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The cost-effective way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim is to drive, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim. However, there are services departing from Rothenburg ob der Tauber and arriving at Germersheim via Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber), Wuerzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Germersheim is 133 km. The road distance is 188.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs €29 - €65.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim, including transfers.

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) station.

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim is 188 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim.

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  • Distance: 132.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany and Germersheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Germersheim via Dombühl, Dombühl, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, and Bruchsal in around 4h 34m.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Dombühl to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Bruchsal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Dombühl to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Bruchsal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Steinach to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Bruchsal
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Bruchsal
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Once daily
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

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