You can get from Cologne to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Erfurt on Sep 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||177 miles (285 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$30 - $30|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $30 (€24) • 4 h 2 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $30 (€24) • 4 h 2 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 177 miles (285 km) by bus or train to Erfurt from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Erfurt.
There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Erfurt: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Erfurt is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€24) compared to other travel options to Erfurt:
A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Erfurt costing on average $30 (€24).
The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Erfurt is by train, which takes on average 4 h 2 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 50 min on average.
Erfurt is approximately 177 miles (285 km) away from Cologne.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Erfurt is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Erfurt as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Erfurt:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Erfurt with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Erfurt as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Cologne and Erfurt.
When planning your trip from Cologne to Erfurt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Erfurt online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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