The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Erfurt is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 40 m
3 h 45 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Hamburg for Erfurt every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||184 miles (296 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$35 (€31)|
|Train frequency||23 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hamburg to Erfurt cover the 184 miles (296 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $35 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Erfurt from Hamburg from $21 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 Erfurt from Hamburg. 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Erfurt train information:
There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. 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 Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Erfurt most often arrive at Erfurt Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city center.
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