Trains from Bielefeld to Oberalm

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Bielefeld - Oberalm Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 28 daily trains from Bielefeld to Oberalm. Traveling by train from Bielefeld to Oberalm usually takes around 9 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 7 hours and 51 minutes.

Distance362 mi (582 km)
Fastest train7h 51m
Lowest price$47.47
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Bielefeld to Oberalm?

2 train services operate from Bielefeld to Oberalm. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 16 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn169h 37m$73.02
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company169h 56m$73.61
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Bielefeld to Oberalm start from $47, and on average cost . Daily there are 16 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Oberalm. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Bielefeld leaves from Ubbedissen and 2 other stations. And in Oberalm trains arrive at Bus Stop .

    From Bielefeld to Oberalm train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 9 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oberalm faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 51 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bielefeld to Oberalm 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Bielefeld to Oberalm?

The distance between Bielefeld and Oberalm is approximately 362 miles, or 582 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 51 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 Bielefeld to Oberalm are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld to Oberalm?

There are 28 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 Oberalm to Bielefeld.

City Information


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Although meme conspiracy theories suggest this city does not exist, Bielefeld is a real city that, in fact, has existed since 1214! Bielefeld is located close to the Teutoburg Forest, so lace up your hiking boots for some seriously scenic walks and hikes. History-lovers might get more of a thrill at the Sparrenburg Castle, a fortress dating to the 13th century and mainly sporting 16th-century architecture. Also visit the Altstädter Nicolaikirche, the oldest church in the city, overlooking Alter Markt. This central square offers many cafés with outdoor seating and is the site of Bielefeld's Christmas market each December.

If you're a football fan, plan to see the Bundesliga team DSC Arminia Bielefeld play at the SchücoArena stadium. Luckily this and many other spots in the city are connected via the Stadtbahn light rail system.

To reach destinations beyond city limits, Deutsche Bahn trains are your best bet for efficient, comfortable travel throughout Germany. Most trains arrive at Am Bahnhof 1 station, and intercity buses also operate through this central station. You can catch a bus in Bielefeld headed to nearby Münster, Hanover, Dortmund, and more.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bielefeld?

Main departure station: Sennestadt

Bielefeld has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Oberalm.

All train stations in Bielefeld:

  • Sennestadt

  • Ubbedissen

  • Windelsbleiche

Where is the train station in Oberalm?

Main arrival station: Bus Stop

Oberalm has one train station.

All train stations in Oberalm:

  • Bus Stop

Need a return trip from Oberalm to Bielefeld?

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