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from Hamburg to Erlangen

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Erlangen

distanceDistance277 miles (447 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $103
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 4 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $103 (€85) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 277 miles (447 km) by flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Erlangen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Erlangen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Erlangen

Travel to Erlangen 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 Erlangen.

How do I travel from Hamburg to Erlangen?

There are 3 ways to get from Hamburg to Erlangen: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Erlangen?

The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Erlangen is by taking a train with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Erlangen:

A train is $74 (€61) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Erlangen costing on average $103 (€85).

Taking a train is usually $53 (€44) less than taking a bus to Erlangen, which costs on average $82 (€68) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Hamburg to Erlangen?

The quickest way to travel to Erlangen from Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 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 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 58 min   on average.

How far is Erlangen from Hamburg?

The distance is approximately 277 miles (447 km) from Hamburg to Erlangen.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Hamburg to Erlangen?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erlangen (Bahnhof).
  • Trains most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erlangen at Erlangen.

Which travel operators can get me to Erlangen from Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Erlangen from Hamburg with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Erlangen tickets for $103 (€85) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Hamburg and Erlangen by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $82 (€68) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Erlangen.
  • You can travel between Hamburg and Erlangen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Erlangen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Hamburg to Erlangen?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Erlangen from Hamburg online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Hamburg to Erlangen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $103 (€85) one way for this journey.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $82 (€68) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Erlangen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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