Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Cheapest

13

Average

27

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.

Deutsche Bahn
03:53PMCologne Hbf5h45 09:38PMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne Hbf5h25 03:18AMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
181One-way
FlixTrain
11:01AMCologne Hbf7h02 06:03PMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:37PMCologne Hbf5h41 03:18AMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
461One-way

Train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 1
FlixTrain
11:01AMCologne Hbf7h02 06:03PMErfurt Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
03:53PMCologne Hbf5h45 09:38PMErfurt Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
09:37PMCologne Hbf5h41 03:18AMErfurt Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne Hbf5h25 03:18AMErfurt Hbf
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Fastest train times from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Fastest Journey

5 h 25 m

Average

5 h 58 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

286 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Cologne Hbf for Erfurt Hbf every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne Hbf5h25 03:18AMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:37PMCologne Hbf5h41 03:18AMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
461One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:53PMCologne Hbf5h45 09:38PMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
131One-way
FlixTrain
11:01AMCologne Hbf7h02 06:03PMErfurt Hbf
0 transfers
301One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn Regional or National Express

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf cover the 177 miles (285 km) long route taking on average 5 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Regional or National Express. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $12 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $38 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf trains

Find the best trains between Cologne Hbf and Erfurt Hbf with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express from $12 (€11). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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National Express

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 Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf. 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.

Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 52 min
  • Average Price: $12
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cologne Hbf - Erfurt Hbf train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 14 min
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

Travel by train to Erfurt Hbf 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 Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Erfurt Hbf from Cologne Hbf for as low as $12 (€11)  for the next 7 days.
The train price between Cologne Hbf and Erfurt Hbf is on average $38 (€34)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne Hbf and Erfurt Hbf by train to be approximately 177 miles (285 km).
While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (285 km) from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf train journey time is on average 5 h 49 min.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Erfurt Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cologne Hbf.

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

Take the Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf train with Deutsche Bahn Regional or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Erfurt Hbf from Cologne Hbf as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 13 trains a day from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf at 6: 59 AM. The last train from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf that you can take departs at 11: 06 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Erfurt Hbf is on average $38 (€34) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Cologne Hbf and Erfurt Hbf available a few months in advance.

Trains departing from Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or [email protected] Com.

Trains arriving to Erfurt Hbf

Phone
Phone

Distance from Erfurt Hbf to city center
Distance from Erfurt Hbf to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
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
Wifi
Wifi
At this station we offer you free wifi. It allows you to go online with your smartphone or laptop, edit e-mails and much more. You can find information about the various wifi offers at our stations here.
Lockers
Lockers
If you want to take a load off your hands, you can put your luggage in a locker at this station.
Information Desk
Information Desk
DB Information counters are the place to go for information about your rail journey, and they serve as a meeting point for travellers and station visitors. If you have any questions about your trip or the town/city where the station is located, staff at the counter have the answers you need. If a station does not have a counter, our service staff are only too happy to help you with any query you might have.
Accessibility
Accessibility
The following equipment features serve to ensure barrier-free accessibility to the station. Available are: Gleis 1: step-free access platform height >= 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 2: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 4: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 5: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 6: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 7: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 9: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 10: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile guiding strip stairs marking contrasting guidance Gleis 3/3a: Gleis 8/8a:

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