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Train Information from Amsterdam to Erfurt

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Amsterdam to Erfurt cover the 279 miles (450 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $47 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Amsterdam to Erfurt

You can travel by train from Amsterdam to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $47 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 279 miles (450 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Amsterdam and Erfurt. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Amsterdam and Erfurt on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Amsterdam and Erfurt you can pay as low as $47 (€38).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Amsterdam to Erfurt
Travel by train to Erfurt easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Erfurt.
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Amsterdam and Erfurt?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Erfurt, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Amsterdam and Erfurt as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Erfurt, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Erfurt to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Erfurt?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/17/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Amsterdam from Erfurt here.

How much does a cheap train from Amsterdam to Erfurt cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Amsterdam to Erfurt trains for as little as $47 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Amsterdam to Erfurt?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $47 (€38)  for a train ticket from Amsterdam to Erfurt.
What is the distance between Amsterdam and Erfurt by train?
The train distance from Amsterdam to Erfurt is around 279 miles (450 km).
How many hours is the train time to Erfurt from Amsterdam?
On average the Amsterdam to Erfurt train travel time is 8 h 26 min  for the 279 miles (450 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Amsterdam to Erfurt, which train station in Amsterdam do I depart from and which train station in Erfurt do I arrive in?

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When arriving in Erfurt, you can end your journey in train stations like Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Erfurt Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Erfurt located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Erfurt, called Erfurt Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train companies go from Amsterdam to Erfurt?
Take the Amsterdam to Erfurt train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Erfurt from Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Amsterdam to Erfurt?
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Erfurt is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Erfurt? What time is the last train from Amsterdam to Erfurt?
The first Amsterdam to Erfurt train departs at 6: 00 AM   and the last train from Amsterdam to Erfurt leaves at 9: 38 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Amsterdam to Erfurt on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Amsterdam to Erfurt for the best deals?
If you purchase the Amsterdam to Erfurt train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $47 (€38). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Amsterdam and Erfurt. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Erfurt.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905