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Trip Summary

There are 19 daily trains from Weißenfels to Alken. Traveling by train from Weißenfels to Alken usually takes around 10 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 7 hours and 39 minutes.

Distance290 mi (467 km)
Fastest train7h 39m
Lowest price£57.50
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Weißenfels to Alken?

2 train services operate from Weißenfels, Saxony-Anhalt to Alken, Limburg. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 17 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1710h 12m£92.90
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company211h 55m£106.86

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Weißenfels to Alken 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 Weißenfels to Alken?

The distance between Weißenfels and Alken is approximately 290 miles, or 467 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 39 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 Weißenfels to Alken 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 Weißenfels at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Weißenfels to Alken?

There are 19 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 Alken to Weißenfels.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Weißenfels?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Weißenfels.

Train stations in Weißenfels:

  • Weißenfels West

Where is the train station in Alken?

Arrival stations

Alken has one train station.

Train stations in Alken:

  • Alken(B)

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