How to travel from Erfurt to Ilmenau

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from Erfurt to Ilmenau

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

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To get from Erfurt to Ilmenau on Jul 04 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:38AMErfurt Hbf1h00 10:38AMIlmenau
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07:38PMErfurt Hbf1h00 08:38PMIlmenau
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06:37PMErfurt Hbf1h01 07:38PMIlmenau
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05:17PMErfurt Hbf0h49 06:06PMIlmenau
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Travel Information to Ilmenau from Erfurt

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 20 miles (33 km) to Ilmenau from Erfurt. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Erfurt to Ilmenau.

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You can travel to Ilmenau from Erfurt 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Ilmenau from Erfurt is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ilmenau:

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

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

A flight is $7 (€6) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Erfurt to Ilmenau costing on average $7 (€6).

The fastest way to get to Ilmenau from Erfurt is by train with an average travel time of 48 min.

Other travel options to Ilmenau can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ilmenau by bus can take on average 1 h 21 min.

In comparison, getting to Ilmenau by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 20 miles (33 km) from Erfurt to Ilmenau.

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Ilmenau is:

  • 18 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Ilmenau.

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

  • You can travel between Erfurt and Ilmenau by bus with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $7 (€6) with Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Ilmenau.
  • You can go to Ilmenau from Erfurt by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $7 (€6) with Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Ilmenau on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Ilmenau with Deutsche Bahn with 18 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Ilmenau 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.

Many of our customers traveling from Erfurt to Ilmenau don't make Ilmenau their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Erfurt to Ilmenau, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $7 (€6) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Erfurt to Ilmenau online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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