Berlin to Erfurt train

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

39

Average

45

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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11:32AMBerlin1h47 01:19PMErfurt
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11:24AMBerlin1h55 01:19PMErfurt
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03:23PMBerlin1h55 05:18PMErfurt
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561One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Erfurt

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Fastest train times from Berlin to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

1 h 47 m

Average

1 h 52 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

237 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Berlin for Erfurt every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:32AMBerlin1h47 01:19PMErfurt
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391One-way
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03:23PMBerlin1h55 05:18PMErfurt
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11:24AMBerlin1h55 01:19PMErfurt
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391One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Erfurt

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency37 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 37 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Erfurt cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 37 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $29 (€28), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $13 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Erfurt trains

For as little as $13 (€13) you can travel by train to Erfurt from Berlin with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Berlin to Erfurt. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Berlin to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Average Price: $13
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 35 a day


Train from Berlin to Erfurt

The distance between Berlin and Erfurt main station is 235 km. With a direct ICE train, this distance can be comfortably covered in just 1 hour 24 minutes to 2.5 hours. Since passengers do not have to change trains once during their journey, they can enjoy the entire journey on board Deutsche Bahn's modern high-speed trains from their departure in Berlin to their arrival in Erfurt in a relaxed manner. Due to the excellent connection of Erfurt's main station to the public transport system, the continuation of the journey is also a pleasure.

Which train companies travel from Berlin to Erfurt?

Only trains of the Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Erfurt are on the way. While the train company uses local trains for transfer connections, the direct journeys between the two cities take place with ICE trains.

How long does the train journey from Berlin to Erfurt take?

Almost all train journeys from Berlin to Erfurt are direct connections. Depending on the length of the waiting times in the stations on the route and on the capacity utilisation, the total duration of a train journey from Berlin to Erfurt is between 1.40 and 2.5 hours. Usually only one train journey between the two cities per day is connected with a changeover. Trains with a train change offered by Deutsche Bahn can take more than 5 hours if the changeover time is longer. The change from a regional express to a regional train takes place on these journeys in the Saxon-Anhalt city of Halle.

How often can you take the train from Berlin to Erfurt?

On all weekdays, including weekends, between 29 and 31 trips by train from Berlin to Erfurt are available. In most hours of the day there are two departures on the route. But sometimes there is only one train connection from the federal capital to Erfurt within an hour.

Stations on the line Berlin - Erfurt

Hauptbahnhof Berlin. The departure station in Berlin is within sight of the Federal Chancellery. It can be easily reached from the surrounding area and the Berlin districts by bus, suburban train and underground. Before departure, passengers can stay in the shops, restaurants and cafés at the station and use the free WLAN.

Hauptbahnhof Erfurt. The destination station of the trips from Berlin is located at the central Willy-Brandt-Platz, only a few hundred meters away from the pedestrian zone. Below the train platforms, buses and trams run in all directions. In and around the station there are shops, bakeries, restaurants and cafés. The WLAN in the station is free.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Erfurt

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Berlin to Erfurt. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Berlin to Erfurt and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin 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 Berlin to Erfurt.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Erfurt trains for as little as $13 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€28)  for a train ticket between Berlin and Erfurt.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Erfurt from Berlin by train to be approximately 147 miles (237 km).
The Berlin to Erfurt train duration is on average 1 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 147 miles (237 km) from Berlin to Erfurt. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Erfurt you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center of Berlin.

The most popular arrival train station, Erfurt Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Erfurt.

For the best Berlin to Erfurt train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Berlin to Erfurt to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 37 direct trains per day from Berlin to Erfurt. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Erfurt is 37 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Berlin to Erfurt leaves at 5: 24 AM. The last train departing from Berlin to Erfurt leaves at 10: 42 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Erfurt train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Berlin to Erfurt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€28) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Berlin to Erfurt a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Erfurt
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin 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 Berlin for your trip to Erfurt.
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Phone Number
+49 302971055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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