How to travel from Dortmund to Erfurt

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Erfurt

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $65
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 158 miles (255 km) by bus or train from Dortmund to Erfurt. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Erfurt.

FAQs: Travel from Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Erfurt.

You can travel from Dortmund to Erfurt 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Erfurt from Dortmund is by taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Erfurt:

A train is $44 (€38) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Dortmund to Erfurt costing on average $65 (€56).

You should expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km) between Dortmund and Erfurt.

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Erfurt is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Dortmund to 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 when traveling from Dortmund to Erfurt:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Erfurt from Dortmund by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $65 (€56) with Flixbus from Dortmund to Erfurt on Omio.
  • You can go to Erfurt from Dortmund by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $21 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Erfurt on Omio.

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

  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

Looking to extend your trip from Dortmund to Erfurt? Many Omio customers who go from Dortmund to Erfurt usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Leipzig. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Leipzig from Erfurt, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Dortmund to Erfurt, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $65 (€56) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $21 (€18) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Erfurt tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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