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Trains from Malmö to Magdeburg

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Malmö - Magdeburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 52 daily trains from Malmö to Magdeburg. Traveling by train from Malmö to Magdeburg usually takes around 12 hours and 27 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 9 hours and 52 minutes.

Distance247 mi (398 km)
Fastest train9h 52m
Lowest price$81.62
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
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Which train should you take from Malmö to Magdeburg?

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the one and only train line which connects Malmo, Skåne län to Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt. However, there are 52 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company5212h 27m$139.66

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Malmo to Magdeburg 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Malmö to Magdeburg?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Malmö to Magdeburg. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Malmö to Magdeburg?

The distance between Malmö and Magdeburg is approximately 247 miles, or 398 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 52 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 Malmö to Magdeburg 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 Sunday 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 Malmö at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Malmö to Magdeburg?

There are 52 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 Magdeburg to Malmö. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Malmö to Magdeburg for $39.57.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Malmö?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Malmö where you can board the train to Magdeburg.

Train stations in Malmö:

  • Syd Svagertorp Station

Where is the train station in Magdeburg?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Magdeburg than most cities. Most trains from Malmö will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Magdeburg:

Train stations in Magdeburg:

  • Magdeburg-Eichenweiler

  • Magdeburg Südost

  • Magdeburg-Salbke

  • Beyendorf

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