Germany features an extensive and modern railway network. As a major railway hub in southern Germany, Ulm has good connections to many destinations in and outside of Germnay. Fernzüge (long distance trains: ICE, IC, EC) and Regionalzüge (regional trains: IRE, RE, RB, S) provide regular connections in almost every direction.
Travel time regular rates (one-way) from Ulm to various destinations (fastest connections):
|Munich main station||Stuttgart main station||Frankfurt (Main) main station||Kempten (Allgäu) main station||Friedrichshafen (Stadt)||Berlin main station||Vienna main station||Paris-Est|
|1:15 hrs||0:55 hrs||2:17 hrs||0:52 hrs||1:01 hrs||5:31 hrs||5:34 hrs||4:14 hrs|
|from €34.00||from €23.50||from €73.00||from €20.50||from €23.70||from €143.00||from €122.20||from €142.00|
Travel time from Ulm to nearby airports (fastest connections):
|Munich Airport Terminal||Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe||Frankfurt (M) Airport||Friedrichshafen Airport||Nuremberg Airport||Memmingen Airport, Allgäu||Zurich Airport|
|2:05 hrs||1:37 hrs||2:15 hrs||0:55 hrs||2:24 hrs||0:53 hrs||3:06 hrs|
Timetables and tickets can be obtained at ticket machines, at the Reisezentrum in bigger railway stations and on the website of Deutsche Bahn. There, you will also find many special offers for discounted travelling (keywords: BahnCard, Sparpreis, Baden- Württemberg-Ticket, Bayern-Ticket, Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket, Schönes-Wochenende- Ticket, Sparpreis Europa). If you remember to book a ticket early, it is very often possible to get a savings fare.
If you are travelling within the EU and your train is delayed, you can get a partial refund of your ticket. Should you need to spend the night at a hotel due to delayed/cancelled Ulm central station trains, the train company has to reimburse you for your expenses. Detailed information on your passenger rights on international and domestic train rides within the EU can be found on the webpage of the European Consumer Centre Germany.
If you are travelling with Deutsche Bahn, you can also inform yourself about your passenger rights on their webpage.