The cheapest trains from Munich to Erfurt

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Cheapest

$74

Average

$119

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.

The average ticket from Munich to Erfurt will cost around $ 119 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 74.

Cheapest
04:11AMMunich Hbf3h13 07:24AMErfurt Hbf
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$741One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:51PMMunich Hbf7h27 05:18AMErfurt Hbf
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$841One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:53AMMunich Hbf2h20 08:13AMErfurt Hbf
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$841One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:51PMMunich Hbf2h47 10:38PMErfurt Hbf
0 changes
$841One-way
12:51PMMunich Hbf2h35 03:26PMErfurt Hbf
0 changes
$931One-way

Timetable Munich to Erfurt

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04:11AMMunich Hbf3h13 07:24AMErfurt Hbf
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05:53AMMunich Hbf2h20 08:13AMErfurt Hbf
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06:50AMMunich Hbf2h36 09:26AMErfurt Hbf
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07:51AMMunich Hbf2h33 10:24AMErfurt Hbf
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08:50AMMunich Hbf2h37 11:27AMErfurt Hbf
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09:50AMMunich Hbf2h34 12:24PMErfurt Hbf
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10:51AMMunich Hbf2h35 01:26PMErfurt Hbf
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11:14AMMunich Hbf2h55 02:09PMErfurt Hbf
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11:45AMMunich Hbf2h24 02:09PMErfurt Hbf
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11:51AMMunich Hbf2h36 02:27PMErfurt Hbf
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12:51PMMunich Hbf2h35 03:26PMErfurt Hbf
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01:51PMMunich Hbf2h33 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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03:50PMMunich Hbf2h34 06:24PMErfurt Hbf
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04:51PMMunich Hbf2h35 07:26PMErfurt Hbf
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05:51PMMunich Hbf2h18 08:09PMErfurt Hbf
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06:53PMMunich Hbf2h33 09:26PMErfurt Hbf
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07:51PMMunich Hbf2h47 10:38PMErfurt Hbf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf7h27 05:18AMErfurt Hbf
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11:00PMMunich Hbf4h43 03:43AMErfurt Hbf
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Thu
Oct 28
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$61Flixbus
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Oct 29
$74Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 30
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 31
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Nov 1
$37Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
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Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
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Nov 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Nov 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
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Nov 6
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Nov 7
$44Deutsche Bahn
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Nov 8
$25FlixTrain
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Nov 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus

The fastest trains from Munich to Erfurt

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Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

19

Distance

318 km

Of the 19 trains that leave Munich for Erfurt every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 318 km distance in an average of 2 h 58 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 18 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:51PMMunich Hbf2h18 08:09PMErfurt Hbf
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$1651One-way
2nd Fastest
05:53AMMunich Hbf2h20 08:13AMErfurt Hbf
0 changes
$841One-way
11:45AMMunich Hbf2h24 02:09PMErfurt Hbf
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$1381One-way
01:51PMMunich Hbf2h33 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
0 changes
$1651One-way
07:51AMMunich Hbf2h33 10:24AMErfurt Hbf
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$931One-way

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Train Information to Erfurt from Munich

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Munich to Erfurt cover the 197 miles (318 km) long route taking on average 2 h 16 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 journey for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Munich and Erfurt

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train between Munich and Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Munich and Erfurt in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Munich to Erfurt on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Munich to Erfurt is 197 miles (318 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Munich and Erfurt start at $22 (€18).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Munich and Erfurt and when traveling by train:

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

Train from Munich to Erfurt

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.

Which train companies travel from Munich to Erfurt?

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.

How long does the train journey from Munich to Erfurt take?

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.

How often can you take the train from Munich to Erfurt?

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

Stations on the route Munich - Erfurt?

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.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Munich to Erfurt

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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 Munich to Erfurt. 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 Munich to Erfurt and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Munich to Erfurt
Travel by train to Erfurt 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 Munich to Erfurt.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Erfurt from Munich cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Erfurt trains for as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Munich to Erfurt on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $36 (€29)  for a train ticket from Munich to Erfurt.
How far is Munich to Erfurt by train?
The distance between Munich and Erfurt by train is approximately 197 miles (318 km).
How many hours is the train time to Erfurt from Munich?
While the time it takes to travel 197 miles (318 km) to Erfurt from Munich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Munich to Erfurt train journey time is on average 2 h 16 min.
Which train station from Munich to Erfurt do I depart from? Which Erfurt train station from Munich do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the train station in Munich to go to Erfurt? Where is the train station in Erfurt located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from München Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Munich to Erfurt?
For the route from Munich to Erfurt you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Munich to Erfurt on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Erfurt?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains to Erfurt from Munich per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Erfurt from Munich?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Erfurt is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Munich to Erfurt? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Munich to Erfurt at 5: 50 AM. The last train from Munich to Erfurt that you can take departs at 8: 54 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Erfurt schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book train tickets from Munich to Erfurt to score the best deals?
If you buy the Munich to Erfurt train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $36 (€29). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Munich to Erfurt. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Erfurt
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Erfurt.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98