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Gifhorn-Schwelm Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 54 daily trains from Gifhorn to Schwelm. Traveling by train from Gifhorn to Schwelm usually takes around 4 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 13 minutes.

Distance162 mi (260 km)
Fastest train3h 0m
Lowest price€26.17
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Gifhorn to Schwelm?

2 train services operate from Gifhorn, Lower Saxony to Schwelm, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 46 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn83h 28m€57.11
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company464h 10m€45.44

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gifhorn to Schwelm 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 Gifhorn to Schwelm?

The distance between Gifhorn and Schwelm is approximately 162 miles, or 260 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 13 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 Gifhorn to Schwelm 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 Gifhorn at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Gifhorn to Schwelm?

There are 54 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 Schwelm to Gifhorn.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Gifhorn?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Gifhorn where you can board the train to Schwelm.

Train stations in Gifhorn:

  • Gifhorn Stadt

Where is the train station in Schwelm?

Arrival stations

Schwelm receives travelers from Gifhorn at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Schwelm:

  • Schwelm West

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