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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen cover the 109 miles (175 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 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 $27 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Erlangen.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen from $21 (€18) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen. 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.

Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 48 min
  • Average Price: $21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen are the following:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen

Travel by train to Erlangen 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 Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

The Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen train ticket price is on average $27 (€23)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Erlangen from Frankfurt am Main by train?

The train distance from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen is around 109 miles (175 km).

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

On average the Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen train time is 2 h 23 min  covering the 109 miles (175 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Erlangen do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your journey from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Erlangen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Erlangen.

Where is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main located? Where is the arrival train station in Erlangen located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and travel around 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Erlangen and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (501 m) from the train station to the city center in Erlangen.

Which train companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

For the best Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains per day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen train departs at 4: 54 AM   and the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen leaves at 7: 54 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€23) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Erlangen from Frankfurt am Main are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Erlangen
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Erlangen.