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from Düsseldorf to Erfurt

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Travel Information to Erfurt from Düsseldorf

distanceDistance185 miles (298 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 5 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 4 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 185 miles (298 km) by bus or train between Düsseldorf and Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). 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 Düsseldorf to Erfurt.

Travel Tips

Travel from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Erfurt.
How do I travel from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?

There are 2 ways to travel to Erfurt from Düsseldorf including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?

The cheapest way to travel to Erfurt from Düsseldorf is by taking a bus with an average price of $20 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A bus is generally $10 (€8) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $30 (€24) from Düsseldorf to Erfurt.

What is the quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 11 min.

There are alternative travel options to Erfurt that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?

The Düsseldorf to Erfurt distance is around 185 miles (298 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Erfurt is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Düsseldorf? Where do I arrive in Erfurt?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Düsseldorf to Erfurt depart from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf to Erfurt Hbf.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Erfurt depart from Düsseldorf Hbf to Erfurt Hbf.
Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Erfurt by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Düsseldorf to Erfurt tickets on Omio for $20 (€16).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Erfurt. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Erfurt tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
Is there a way to travel directly from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?

Yes, there are direct services available from Düsseldorf to Erfurt with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 12 direct trains per day.

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 from Düsseldorf to Erfurt.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Düsseldorf to Erfurt?
Many of our customers traveling from Düsseldorf to Erfurt don't make Erfurt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Erfurt are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main 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!
When should I purchase a ticket from Düsseldorf to Erfurt online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Düsseldorf 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 journey costs on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $30 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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

Düsseldorf ZOB
Düsseldorf Hbf

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