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from Dresden to Erfurt

You can get from Dresden to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dresden to Erfurt on Sep 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof2h04 08:15PMErfurt Hbf
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09:06AMDresden Hauptbahnhof3h52 12:58PMErfurt Hbf
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04:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof2h04 06:15PMErfurt Hbf
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05:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof2h17 07:28PMErfurt Hbf
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03:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof2h17 05:28PMErfurt Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Dresden to Erfurt

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 2 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 117 miles (189 km) between Dresden and Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dresden to Erfurt.

Travel Tips

Travel from Dresden to Erfurt
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 Dresden to Erfurt.
How do I reach Erfurt from Dresden?

There are 2 travel options from Dresden to Erfurt: bus or train.

How do I get from Dresden to Erfurt the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Erfurt from Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

Taking a bus is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a train to Erfurt, which costs on average $22 (€18) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Dresden to Erfurt?

The fastest way to get to Erfurt from Dresden is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 4 min.

Other travel options to Erfurt can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Erfurt by bus can take on average 3 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Dresden to Erfurt?

The distance from Dresden to Erfurt is approximately 117 miles (189 km).

How many services a day are there between Dresden and Erfurt?

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Erfurt is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Erfurt from Dresden, where do I depart from Dresden and where do I arrive in Erfurt?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dresden to Erfurt:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dresden to Erfurt?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dresden to Erfurt, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Erfurt by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Dresden to Erfurt for $15 (€12) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Erfurt by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Dresden to Erfurt tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
Where should I go next after I travel to Erfurt from Dresden?
Looking to extend your trip from Dresden to Erfurt? Many Omio customers who go from Dresden to Erfurt usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich from Erfurt, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Dresden to Erfurt one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Dresden 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 costs $15 (€12) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $22 (€18) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden Hbf

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