Travel from Rothenburg to Jena

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$39 | 4h 23min Bus$39 | 4h 23min Bus25 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$43
    4h 52min · 27 lb of CO2
  2. Train$85
    6h 39min · 73 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 28 lb of CO2

Rothenburg to Jena Buses

bus tickets from Rothenburg to Jena

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

bus tickets from Rothenburg to Weimar

$42 · 4h 47min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 47min

bus tickets from Ansbach to Jena

$42 · 4h 49min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 49min

bus tickets from Rothenburg to Schleiz

$39 · 4h 23min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $39
Travel Duration
4h 23min

Rothenburg to Jena Trains

train tickets from Steinach (b Rothenburg) to Jena

$105 · 6h 39min
Train
Train Tickets
About $105
Travel Duration
6h 39min
Gallmersgarten - Steinach (b Rothenburg)
DB Autozug · 2h 20minAZ1385
Baar-Ebenhausen - Baar-Ebenhausen
DB from Baar-Ebenhausen to Jena SaalbfDB · 4h 19minICE28
Jena - Jena Saalbf

train tickets from Burgbernheim to Jena

$85 · 4h 29min
Train
Train Tickets
About $85
Travel Duration
4h 29min
Burgbernheim - Burgbernheim
DB Autozug · 2h 18minAZ1385
Göttingen - Göttingen
DB from Göttingen to Jena SaalbfDB · 2h 10minRE1
Jena - Jena Saalbf

train tickets from Marktbergel to Jena

$105 · 6h 37min
Train
Train Tickets
About $105
Travel Duration
6h 37min
Marktbergel - Ottenhofen-Bergel
DB Autozug · 2h 11minAZ1385
Rohrbach - Rohrbach (Ilm)
DB from Rohrbach (Ilm) to Jena SaalbfDB · 4h 26minICE28
Jena - Jena Saalbf

train tickets from Steinach (b Rothenburg) to Porstendorf

$107 · 7h 6min
Train
Train Tickets
About $107
Travel Duration
7h 6min
Gallmersgarten - Steinach (b Rothenburg)
DB Autozug · 2h 36minAZ1385
Rohrbach - Rohrbach (Ilm)
DB from Rohrbach (Ilm) to PorstendorfDB · 4h 30minICE28
Porstendorf - Porstendorf

Drive from Rothenburg to Jena

Driving from Rothenburg to Jena

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Rothenburg to Jena. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Rothenburg to Jena under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 38min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Jena by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Jena

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Rothenburg to Jena?

On your trip from Rothenburg to Jena, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Rothenburg to Jena Thuringia - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Rothenburg to Jena. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Jena is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Rothenburg/Jena buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Rothenburg is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Rothenburg and Jena during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Rothenburg to Jena? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Jena traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Jena is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Rothenburg to Jena?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Rothenburg to Jena is by bus. The bus costs $39 roughly and will take 4 hours 23 minutes.

Is there a train from Rothenburg to Jena?

Yes, trains between Rothenburg area and Jena, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 6 hours 39 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Steinach (b Rothenburg), which is about 7 miles from Rothenburg. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Baar-Ebenhausen, Göttingen, Rohrbach (Ilm) Rohrbach.

How long does it take from Rothenburg to Jena by car?

The total distance between Rothenburg and Jena is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

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