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How to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau? Look no further.

You'll usually find 20 trains per day running between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Oberammergau, which usually take 1 hour 17 minutes to complete the 12 km journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 8 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Oberammergau from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. All or part of your journey will be onboard a train operated by DB, as they are the main carrier on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $14.74. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau by train

It takes an average of 1h 17m to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau by train, over a distance of around 8 miles (12 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau and tickets for this journey start from $14.74 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 8m
PriceFrom $14.74
Distance8 miles (12 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
First train05:00
Last train23:07
Departure stationGarmisch-Partenkirchen
Arrival stationOberammergau
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau train times

Check out the next trains departing from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:07 09:24 1h 17m, 1 change
09:05 10:24 1h 19m, 1 change
10:06 11:24 1h 18m, 1 change
11:07 12:16 1h 9m, 1 change
12:07 13:16 1h 9m, 1 change
13:06 14:24 1h 18m, 1 change
14:06 15:24 1h 18m, 1 change
15:05 16:24 1h 19m, 1 change
16:05 17:24 1h 19m, 1 change
17:05 18:24 1h 19m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn trains from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau

You can travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau on Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau

The price of train tickets from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau starts at $14.74 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau

Want to know more about your journey from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau take?

The average journey time by train between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Oberammergau is 1 hour and 17 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Oberammergau by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau cost?

Train tickets from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau can start from as little as $14.74 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau?

No, there are no direct train services from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau. Travelling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau leave?

The first train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau leave?

The last train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau leaves at 23:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Oberammergau by train?

Trains travelling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau cover a distance of around 8 miles (12 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Oberammergau to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Oberammergau for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/30/2022 for travel on 12/30/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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