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.
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Of the 22 trains that leave Munich for Erfurt every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||197 miles (318 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$43 (€41)|
|Train frequency||30 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 26 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Munich to Erfurt cover the 197 miles (318 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 30 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $43 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Find the best trains between Munich and Erfurt with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $25 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Munich to Erfurt train.
Munich to Erfurt train information with Deutsche Bahn:
For the journey from the Bavarian state capital Munich to the Thuringian city Erfurt, travelers can choose from up to 23 offers daily. The first trains leave for the northeast at 4.15 am, the last ones leave Munich at 11 pm for Erfurt. Thanks to the modern high-speed route, the trains can reach their destination in just 2 hours 6 minutes on transfer-free connections. But even the few connections offered with a change only need 12 minutes longer. A day trip to the East German bishop's and university town is well worth it.
Only Deutsche Bahn (DB) operates on the high-speed line, which only went into operation in 217, and uses its modern Sprinter-type ICEs for this purpose. With speeds of up to 300 km/h, passengers can travel safely and comfortably by train from Munich to Erfurt.
The new Berlin-Munich high-speed route has made it possible for train passengers to reduce the journey time between the two state capitals enormously. Erfurt is about halfway along the route and, as a destination, can benefit from the fast connection. After a travel time of at best only 2 hours 6 minutes, the Munich passengers of the DB reach the Thuringian capital, and that without changing. Only a few connections provide for a change in Nuremberg and are only slightly more time-consuming. 2 hours 18 minutes. The train at 23 hours, however, requires three changes and a travel time of 8.25 hours.
Up to 23 times a day trains start from Munich in the direction of the Spree metropolis Berlin and make a stopover in Erfurt. Most of these connections are free of change. Between 4.15 am and 11 pm there are usually one to two travel options per 1 am
Munich Hauptbahnhof. travelers by U-Bahn and S-Bahn reach Munich's central train station, and trams and buses also take them there comfortably. The car can be parked in the parking deck. A rich offer of shops and gastronomy provides for extensive travel provisions as well as reading and souvenirs.
Erfurt Hauptbahnhof. Situated in the old town, Erfurt's remarkable medieval relics such as the fortress wall are not far from the main train station. Via the tram lines 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 as well as the city bus you can continue your journey easily. 150 meters northeast of the station there is a bus station as departure point for long-distance buses.
There are a few train stations in Munich to start your trip from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. 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 München Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from München Hbf and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 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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