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Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Erfurt

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Cheapest

$54

Average

$114

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.

The average ticket from Budapest to Erfurt will cost around $ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.

Deutsche Bahn
12:40PMBudapest14h15 02:55AMErfurt
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$541One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:40PMBudapest13h15 03:55AMErfurt
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$781One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:40AMBudapest10h29 08:09PMErfurt
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$1131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:40PMBudapest14h15 03:55AMErfurt
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$1231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:40AMBudapest9h46 04:26PMErfurt
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$1241One-way

Train schedule from Budapest to Erfurt

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Deutsche Bahn
06:40AMBudapest9h46 04:26PMErfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
09:40AMBudapest10h29 08:09PMErfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
10:40AMBudapest9h46 08:26PMErfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
12:40PMBudapest14h15 02:55AMErfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
01:40PMBudapest14h15 03:55AMErfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
02:40PMBudapest13h15 03:55AMErfurt
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Tue
May 24
$89Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$101Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
May 26
$112Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$98Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$135Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus

Fastest train times from Budapest to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

9 h 46 m

Average

11 h 57 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

698 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Budapest for Erfurt every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 698 km distance in an average of 11 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 9 h 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 14 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
06:40AMBudapest9h46 04:26PMErfurt
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$1241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:40AMBudapest9h46 08:26PMErfurt
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$1921One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:40AMBudapest10h29 08:09PMErfurt
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$1131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:40PMBudapest13h15 03:55AMErfurt
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$781One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:40PMBudapest14h15 03:55AMErfurt
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$1231One-way

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Overview: Train from Budapest to Erfurt

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€94)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Budapest to Erfurt cover the 432 miles (697 km) long route taking on average 12 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $106 (€94), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $89 (€79). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Budapest to Erfurt trains

Travel to Erfurt from Budapest from $89 (€79) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Budapest to Erfurt train.

  • Average Price: $89

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Budapest to Erfurt due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Budapest 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 Budapest to Erfurt.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Budapest to Erfurt?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Erfurt, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/22/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Erfurt from Budapest as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Hungary from Germany by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Budapest, Hungary from Erfurt is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Budapest from Erfurt restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Budapest from Erfurt closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train to Erfurt from Budapest cost?

Train tickets to Erfurt from Budapest for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $89 (€79)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Erfurt from Budapest?

The Budapest to Erfurt train ticket price is on average $106 (€94)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How many miles is it from Budapest to Erfurt by train?

You should expect to travel around 432 miles (697 km)  between Budapest and Erfurt by train.

How long is the train between Budapest and Erfurt?

On average the Budapest to Erfurt train time is 12 h 59 min  covering the 432 miles (697 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Budapest to Erfurt do I depart from? Which Erfurt train station from Budapest do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Budapest to start your trip from including Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti. 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 Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Where is the train station in Budapest? Where is the train station in Erfurt?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Budapest-Déli, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Budapest.

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

Which train companies can take me between Budapest and Erfurt?

When taking a train from Budapest to Erfurt, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Erfurt. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Erfurt from Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When does the first train depart from Budapest to Erfurt? When does the last train depart from Budapest to Erfurt?

You can take the first train from Budapest to Erfurt at 4: 40 AM. The last train from Budapest to Erfurt that you can take departs at 10: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Budapest to Erfurt schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Erfurt from Budapest for the best deals?

If you buy the Budapest to Erfurt train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $106 (€94). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Budapest to 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

Budapest
Erfurt
Budapest-Déli is the most popular Budapest 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 Budapest for your trip to Erfurt.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+36 13558657
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transit options for Budapest-Déli
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30

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