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

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Goettingen Ice / ...

€68 - €175

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Göttingen 409.4 km

€20

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Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Trier central train station to Frankfurt central train station N952
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Göttingen central bus station 373

€26 - €32

Train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Koeln-Muelheim Re
  2. Take the train from Koeln-Muelheim to Kamen Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Kamen to Paderborn Hbf Re
  4. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Goettingen Re

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Trier to Göttingen 405.8 km

€40 - €65

Fly, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Hannover (HAJ) LUX - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen

€141 - €455

Trier to Göttingen by train

The train journey time between Trier and Göttingen is around 6h 47m and covers a distance of around 475 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 44m. Operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Trier to Göttingen train service departs from Trier Hbf and arrives in Goettingen. Typically 101 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 47m
Fastest train time:
5h 44m
Trains per week:
101
Cheapest price:
€68
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:10
Last train departs at:
23:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trier to Göttingen train schedules

Trains departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Trier → Göttingen
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Trier to Göttingen is to rideshare, which costs €20 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Trier to Göttingen is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trier station to Göttingen station. However, there are services departing from Trier central train station and arriving at Göttingen central bus station via Frankfurt central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trier to Göttingen. However, there are services departing from Trier Hbf and arriving at Goettingen via Koblenz Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Trier and Göttingen is 304 km. The road distance is 405.8 km.

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The best way to get from Trier to Göttingen without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 5h 30m and costs €65 - €180.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Trier to Göttingen, including transfers.

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Trier to Göttingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trier central train station.

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Trier to Göttingen train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Trier Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Trier to Göttingen is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 5h 30m and costs €65 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 7h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Trier to Göttingen.
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  • Distance: 304.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

You can take a train from Trier to Göttingen via Koblenz Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trier to Göttingen via Frankfurt central train station in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Luxembourg to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Hannover via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Trier Hbf to Koeln-Muelheim
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
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 Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche 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 Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln-Muelheim to Kamen
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Kamen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln-Mülheim to Kamen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln-Mülheim to Kamen
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Kamen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
nordwestbahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
HVV
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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 Trier central train station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Göttingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Trier to Göttingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Göttingen central bus station.

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Trier to Göttingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Goettingen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trier to Göttingen is 406 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Trier to Göttingen.

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

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