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Oberhausen - Freiburg Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 48 daily trains from Oberhausen to Freiburg. Traveling by train from Oberhausen to Freiburg usually takes around 5 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 28 minutes.

Distance246 mi (395 km)
Fastest train4h 28m
Lowest price€32.11
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Oberhausen to Freiburg?

2 train services operate from Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia to Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 32 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn165h 28m€71.63
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company325h 45m€79.86

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oberhausen to Freiburg 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 Oberhausen to Freiburg?

The distance between Oberhausen and Freiburg is approximately 246 miles, or 395 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 28 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 Oberhausen to Freiburg are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 Oberhausen at 03:00 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 Oberhausen to Freiburg?

There are 48 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 Oberhausen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oberhausen to Freiburg for €41.19.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Oberhausen?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Oberhausen where you can board the train to Freiburg.

Train stations in Oberhausen:

  • Bottrop-Vonderort

Where is the train station in Freiburg?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Freiburg:

  • Freiburg-Zähringen

  • Freiburg-St Georgen

  • Freiburg West

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