How to travel from Amsterdam to Erfurt

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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Erfurt

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$31 - $179
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 9 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $179 (€154) • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 279 miles (450 km) by bus, train or flight from Amsterdam to Erfurt. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Erfurt.

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from Amsterdam to Erfurt

How to get from Amsterdam to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Erfurt is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Amsterdam Centraal
03:07PMErfurt Hbf
2 transfers
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Deutsche Bahn
Amsterdam Centraal
03:46PMErfurt Hbf
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Amsterdam Centraal
03:21PMErfurt Hbf
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Amsterdam Centraal
04:26PMErfurt Hbf
4 transfers
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
09:18AMErfurt Hbf
1 transfer
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
1 transfer
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
1 transfer

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Amsterdam to Erfurt

Travel to Erfurt from Amsterdam on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel 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 travel from Amsterdam to Erfurt. DB uses different types of travel 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 travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Erfurt

      FAQs: Travel 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 Amsterdam to Erfurt.

      You can get from Amsterdam to Erfurt 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Erfurt is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

      A bus is $147 (€127) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Erfurt costing on average $179 (€154).

      A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train with an average ticket price of $38 (€33) from Amsterdam to Erfurt.

      The fastest way from Amsterdam to Erfurt is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 10 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Erfurt that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 9 h 50 min.

      Taking a train requires on average 6 h 59 min of travel time.

      The distance from Amsterdam to Erfurt is approximately 279 miles (450 km).

      The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Erfurt is:

      • 1 bus per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to Erfurt as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Erfurt:

      • Buses most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf.
      • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Erfurt-Weimar Airport.
      • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Erfurt:

      • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Erfurt with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€27) with FlixBus from Amsterdam to Erfurt.
      • You can go to Erfurt from Amsterdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $38 (€33) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Erfurt on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Erfurt with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Erfurt with FlixBus.

      Direct services to Erfurt tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to Erfurt don't make Erfurt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Erfurt are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Erfurt to any of these top destinations today!

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