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Emden - Giessen Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 78 daily trains from Emden to Giessen. Traveling by train from Emden to Giessen usually takes around 8 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 48 minutes.

Distance202 mi (325 km)
Fastest train6h 48m
Lowest price$44.25
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Emden to Giessen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Emden, Lower Saxony to Giessen, Hesse. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 64 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn647h 54m$126.71
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company138h 45m$140.23
Non-federally owned railway company17h 50m$65.12

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Emden to Giessen 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 Emden to Giessen?

The distance between Emden and Giessen is approximately 202 miles, or 325 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 48 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 Emden to Giessen are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 Emden at 5:00am 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 Emden to Giessen?

There are 78 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 Giessen to Emden. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Emden to Giessen for $46.75.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Emden?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Emden where you can board the train to Giessen.

Train stations in Emden:

  • Außenhafen

Where is the train station in Giessen?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Giessen than most cities. Most trains from Emden will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Giessen:

Train stations in Giessen:

  • Gießen Licher Str

  • Gießen Erdkauter Weg

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