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Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Eisenach Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 57 daily trains from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach. Traveling by train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach usually takes around 8 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 6 minutes.

Distance244 mi (392 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price$114.23
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria to Eisenach, Free State of Thuringia. However, there are 57 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn578h 7m$159.64

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach?

The distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Eisenach is approximately 244 miles, or 392 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 6 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Garmisch-Partenkirchen at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach?

There are 57 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Eisenach to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eisenach for $42.81.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Garmisch-Partenkirchen where you can board the train to Eisenach.

Train stations in Garmisch-Partenkirchen:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Hausberg

Where is the train station in Eisenach?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Eisenach than most cities. Most trains from Garmisch-Partenkirchen will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Eisenach:

Train stations in Eisenach:

  • Hörschel Hp

  • Train Station

  • Eisenach West

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