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Hildesheim-Göttingen Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 12 daily trains from Hildesheim to Göttingen. Traveling by train from Hildesheim to Göttingen usually takes around one hour and 25 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 33 minutes.

Distance42 mi (68 km)
Fastest train0h 33m
Lowest price$21.22
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Hildesheim to Göttingen?

There are 4 train lines with service from Hildesheim, Lower Saxony to Göttingen, Lower Saxony. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express10h 33m$21.52
Deutsche Bahn11h 41m$29.52
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company71h 33m$27.23
Non-federally owned railway company51h 33m$23.36

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hildesheim to Göttingen 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 Hildesheim to Göttingen?

The distance between Hildesheim and Göttingen is approximately 42 miles, or 68 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 33 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Göttingen.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Hildesheim to Göttingen 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 Hildesheim at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Hildesheim to Göttingen?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Göttingen. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Göttingen to Hildesheim. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hildesheim to Göttingen for $5.67.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Hildesheim?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Hildesheim where you can board the train to Göttingen.

Train stations in Hildesheim:

  • Hildesheim Ost

Where is the train station in Göttingen?

Arrival stations

Göttingen has one train station.

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