How to get from Hamburg to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Hamburg to Erfurt 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, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$41 - $73|
|Fastest mode||Train • $41 (€37) • 4 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 184 miles (296 km) by bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Erfurt. 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.
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 (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hamburg to Erfurt travel.
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 3 options to travel between Hamburg and Erfurt including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Erfurt from Hamburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€37).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Hamburg to Erfurt:
A train is $24 (€21) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $65 (€58) from Hamburg to Erfurt.
A train is $31 (€28) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Erfurt costing on average $73 (€65).
Erfurt is approximately 184 miles (296 km) away from Hamburg.
The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Erfurt is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Erfurt from Hamburg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Hamburg to Erfurt:
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