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from Hamburg to Erfurt

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Wed
Jan 26
$16Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jan 28
$21Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Sat
Jan 29
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$34Flixbus
Sun
Jan 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$56Brittany Ferries
Mon
Jan 31
$21Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$21Deutsche Bahn
$56Brittany Ferries
Sat
Feb 5
$29Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56Brittany Ferries
Mon
Feb 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus

Travel Information between Hamburg and Erfurt

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 184 miles (296 km) by bus or train from Hamburg to Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Erfurt

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Hamburg to Erfurt?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Erfurt is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A train is generally $35 (€29) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $56 (€47) from Hamburg to Erfurt.

What is the quickest way from Hamburg to Erfurt?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 48 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Hamburg to Erfurt?

The Hamburg to Erfurt distance is around 184 miles (296 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Erfurt is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Hamburg and Erfurt, what are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and Erfurt?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Hamburg to Erfurt:

  • Buses mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
  • Trains from Hamburg to Erfurt most often leave from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hamburg to Erfurt?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Erfurt tickets on Omio for $56 (€47).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Erfurt by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Erfurt tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Hamburg to Erfurt?

Your trip from Hamburg to Erfurt doesn't have to end in Erfurt. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich to your Hamburg to Erfurt tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Erfurt today!

How early should I buy Hamburg to Erfurt tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $56 (€47) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€18) one way on average.

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

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