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Overview: Train from Erfurt to Cottbus

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Erfurt to Cottbus cover the 151 miles (244 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn Erfurt – Cottbus

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Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a trip between Erfurt and Cottbus. Find DB train times and tickets for your 151 miles (244 km) journey between Erfurt and Cottbus with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from Erfurt to Cottbus. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Erfurt and Cottbus:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Erfurt to Cottbus

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FAQs

How far is Cottbus from Erfurt by train?

The train distance from Erfurt to Cottbus is around 151 miles (244 km).

How long is a train from Erfurt to Cottbus on average?

On average the Erfurt to Cottbus train time is 3 h 45 min  covering the 151 miles (244 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Erfurt and arrival train station in Cottbus?

When taking the train from Erfurt to Cottbus, you can choose to depart from train stations like Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. Your trip can end in train stations such as Cottbus Hauptbahnhof, Cottbus-Sandow and Cottbus-Merzdorf.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Erfurt Hbf   and arrive in Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Erfurt Hbf, which is located around 0.5 miles (792 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Cottbus Hauptbahnhof, located 0.6 miles (867 m) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Erfurt to Cottbus?

For the journey from Erfurt to Cottbus you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Erfurt and Cottbus on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there to Cottbus from Erfurt?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Erfurt to Cottbus. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Erfurt
Cottbus
Erfurt Hbf is the most popular Erfurt 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 Erfurt for your trip to Cottbus.