How to get from Erfurt to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Erfurt to Hamburg is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||184 miles (296 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$20 - $49|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $20 (€18) • 3 h 49 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $20 (€18) • 3 h 49 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus or train to travel 184 miles (296 km) to Hamburg from Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Erfurt to Hamburg.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $20 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Hamburg from Erfurt. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
There are 2 options to travel to Hamburg from Erfurt including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Erfurt is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Erfurt to Hamburg:
A train is $29 (€26) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Erfurt to Hamburg costing on average $49 (€44).
The fastest way from Erfurt to Hamburg is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 49 min.
There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that take longer:
Bus takes 7 h 33 min on average.
The Erfurt to Hamburg distance is around 184 miles (296 km).
The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Hamburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Hamburg from 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 Erfurt to Hamburg:
The following travel companies offer services from Erfurt to Hamburg: