How to travel from Hamburg to Erfurt

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Erfurt

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$52 - $322
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $52 (€47) • 3 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $52 (€47) • 3 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 184 miles (296 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Erfurt from Hamburg. 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 $52 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Erfurt

Travel Tips: 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 Hamburg to Erfurt.

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

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Erfurt is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $52 (€47) compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

Taking a train is usually $48 (€43) less than taking a bus to Erfurt, which costs on average $100 (€90) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $269 (€241) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $322 (€288) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Hamburg and Erfurt is by train, which takes on average 3 h 48 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 59 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Erfurt is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 28 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Hamburg to Erfurt depart from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 to Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Most travelers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Hamburg and Erfurt with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Hamburg to Erfurt tickets for $100 (€90) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Hamburg to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $52 (€47) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Erfurt.

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn with 19 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Erfurt 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.

Omio customers who travel from Hamburg to Erfurt often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Erfurt and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $100 (€90) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $322 (€288) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $52 (€47) one way.

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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