How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt

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from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
12:10AM3h05
Frankfurt am Main
03:15AMErfurt
$221One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
12:10AM3h05
Frankfurt am Main
03:15AMErfurt
$221One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
12:10AM3h05
Frankfurt am Main
03:15AMErfurt
$221One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
09:50AM3h40
Frankfurt am Main
01:30PMErfurt
$251One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:25AM4h05
Frankfurt am Main
01:30PMErfurt
$451One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Erfurt from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 118 miles (191 km) by bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt.

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You can travel by travel between Frankfurt am Main and Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Frankfurt am Main and 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 the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt.
      FAQs

      You can get to Erfurt from Frankfurt am Main 2 different ways: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to go to Erfurt from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt:

      Taking a train costs $6 (€5) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $15 (€13).

      The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 5 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Erfurt that take longer:

      Getting to Erfurt by bus takes 3 h 5 min on average.

      Erfurt is approximately 118 miles (191 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

      The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • 25 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt:

      • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busbahnhof) and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
      • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

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

      • You can go to Erfurt from Frankfurt am Main by bus with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $15 (€13) with FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt on Omio.
      • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt by train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€8) with FlixTrain from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt.

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

      • Direct buses with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.
      • Direct train available with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy 25 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 Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt.

      Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt don't make Erfurt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Erfurt are Berlin, Leipzig, Paris 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!
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