Basel to Erfurt train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Basel to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 55 m

Average

6 h 6 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

456 km

Cheap train tickets from Basel to start from $124 with an average ticket price of $166.

The fastest train from Basel to takes 5h 55m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 6m and covers a distance of 456 km.

5 trains that leave Basel for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:13AM6h13
Basel SBB
02:26PMErfurt Hbf
$1241One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:13AM6h13
Basel SBB
04:26PMErfurt Hbf
$1391One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:13PM6h15
Basel SBB
06:28PMErfurt Hbf
$1541One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:13AM5h55
Basel SBB
03:08PMErfurt Hbf
$1781One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:13AM5h55
Basel SBB
05:08PMErfurt Hbf
$2331One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Basel to Erfurt

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy

Trains from Basel to Erfurt cover the 282 miles (455 km) long route taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $62 (€54), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from Basel to Erfurt trains

For as little as $35 (€30) you can travel by train to Erfurt from Basel with Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixTrain is a German train company which is part of FlixMobility, the company who own FlixBus. Since 2018, FlixMobility has also offered the option of train travel to some of the largest German cities like Hamburg, Cologne, Stuttgart and Berlin including trains between Basel and Erfurt. FlixTrain has high speed comfortable trains with a guaranteed seat, foot space, reading lamp and a luggage rack to store your belongings as well as sockets on most trains and free Wi-Fi for all passengers. The most popualr routes in Germany for FlixTrain are from Berlin to Hamburg, Frankfurt to Stuttgart and Cologne to Hamburg. They also offer trains on the Sotckholm to Gothenburg route in Sweden.

Basel to Erfurt train information with FlixTrain:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: $35
  • FlixTrain frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Basel to Erfurt

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Basel to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Basel to Erfurt

FAQs: Travel by train from Basel 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 Basel to Erfurt.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Basel to Erfurt can start from as little as $12 (€10) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Basel to Erfurt is $62 (€54); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Basel to Erfurt train travel time is 5 h 25 min   for the 282 mile (455 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Basel to Erfurt leaves at 6: 13 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Basel to Erfurt leaves at 8: 17 PM.
Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day from Basel to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Basel to Erfurt train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Basel and Erfurt to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 17 PM.

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your route from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann. When arriving in Erfurt, you can end your trip in train stations like Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord station and Erfurt Ost station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Erfurt Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Basel to Erfurt is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Erfurt from Basel including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Basel and Erfurt

Basel
Erfurt
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel 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 Basel for your trip to Erfurt.
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Basel SolothurnerstrasseAccessibility
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Basel Bankverein
Basel St. Jakob
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Basel Grosspeterstrasse
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