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Magdeburg-Freiburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Magdeburg to Freiburg?

Lowest Price$49.57
Fastest Train6h 25m
Trains Per Day466
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Magdeburg to Freiburg right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Magdeburg to Freiburg?

In the last month, $99.09 was the average price of a train ticket from Magdeburg, ST to Freiburg, BW. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Magdeburg to Freiburg?

The distance between Magdeburg and Freiburg is approximately 331 miles, or 532 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 25 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 Magdeburg to Freiburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday 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 Magdeburg at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Magdeburg to Freiburg?

There are 466 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 Freiburg to Magdeburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Magdeburg to Freiburg for $50.27.

Which train should you take from Magdeburg to Freiburg?

2 train services operate from Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt to Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 423 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn4237h 17m$99.85
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company437h 42m$91.66

Where is the train station in Magdeburg?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 7 stops and stations in Magdeburg where you can board the train:

  • Magdeburg-Eichenweiler
  • Magdeburg-Rothensee
  • Magdeburg Südost
  • Magdeburg Herrenkrug
  • Magdeburg-Salbke
  • Beyendorf
  • Magdeburg-Neustadt

Where is the train station in Freiburg?

There are more train stations and stops in Freiburg than most cities. Most trains from Magdeburg will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Freiburg:

  • Freiburg-Littenweiler
  • Freiburg-Zähringen
  • Freiburg-St Georgen
  • Freiburg West
  • Freiburg-Wiehre

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