The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Dortmund to Erlangen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 57 m
5 h 17 m
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It's difficult to get from Dortmund to Erlangen without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||203 miles (328 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||$42 (€36)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain or National Express|
Trains from Dortmund to Erlangen cover the 203 miles (328 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain or National Express. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $28 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Erlangen.
For as little as $28 (€24) you can travel by train from Dortmund to Erlangen with National Express and 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 to Erlangen from Dortmund. 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 Dortmund to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn:
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance train company operating over 550 trains per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates train services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express trains have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most trains come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your train between Dortmund and Erlangen, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Dortmund to Erlangen train information with National Express:
When departing from Dortmund, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. When arriving in Erlangen, you can end your route in train stations like Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße.
Omio customers book a train from Dortmund Hbf to Erlangen most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Erlangen most often arrive at Erlangen and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from this train station to the city center.
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