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About the train journey from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Want to travel from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen usually takes 4 hours 59 minutes on average to travel 137 miles (220 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 4 hours 15 minutes. You can expect to find 17 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €21.90.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train

It takes an average of 4h 59m to travel from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train, over a distance of around 137 miles (220 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and tickets for this journey start from €21.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 15m
PriceFrom €21.90
Distance137 miles (220 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train04:44
Last train23:05
Departure stationRothenburg ob der Tauber
Arrival stationGarmisch-Partenkirchen
Changes2 changes

Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:05 11:54 4h 49m, 4 changes
08:05 12:54 4h 49m, 3 changes
09:05 13:54 4h 49m, 4 changes
10:05 14:54 4h 49m, 2 changes
11:05 15:54 4h 49m, 4 changes
12:09 16:24 4h 15m, 3 changes
13:05 17:24 4h 19m, 4 changes
14:05 18:24 4h 19m, 3 changes
15:05 19:54 4h 49m, 4 changes
16:05 20:54 4h 49m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The price of train tickets from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen starts at €21.90 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen? 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen take?

The average journey time by train between Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 4 hours and 59 minutes, with around 17 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 4 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen cost?

Train ticket prices from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen can start from as little as €21.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

No, there are no direct train services from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Travelling from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen leave?

The first train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen leaves at 04:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen leave?

The last train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen leaves at 23:05. 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train?

Trains travelling from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen cover a distance of around 137 miles (220 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Garmisch-Partenkirchen for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. 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 12/24/2021 for travel on 12/24/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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