|Distance||147 miles (237 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€20)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Berlin to Erfurt cover the 147 miles (237 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
For as little as $21 (€18) you can travel by train from Berlin to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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.
Berlin to Erfurt train information with Deutsche Bahn:
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When taking the train from Berlin to Erfurt, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your journey can end in train stations such as Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Erfurt Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (792 m) from the train station to the city center in Erfurt.
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