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Hildesheim-Kaiserslautern Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 123 daily trains from Hildesheim to Kaiserslautern. Traveling by train from Hildesheim to Kaiserslautern usually takes around 6 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 12 minutes.

Distance211 mi (340 km)
Fastest train4h 0m
Lowest price$102.37
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Hildesheim to Kaiserslautern?

2 train services operate from Hildesheim, Lower Saxony to Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 87 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn365h 23m$116.42
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company876h 21m$129.74

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Hildesheim and Kaiserslautern is approximately 211 miles, or 340 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 12 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 Hildesheim to Kaiserslautern are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Hildesheim at 3:00am 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 Kaiserslautern?

There are 123 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 Kaiserslautern to Hildesheim. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hildesheim to Kaiserslautern for $63.68.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Hildesheim?

Departure stations

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

Train stations in Hildesheim:

  • Hildesheim Hbf

Where is the train station in Kaiserslautern?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Kaiserslautern:

  • Vogelweh

  • Kennelgarten

  • Kaiserslautern Hbf

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