How to travel from Munich to Erlangen

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from Munich to Erlangen

How to get from Munich to Erlangen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Munich to Erlangen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Munich to Erlangen

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) from Munich to Erlangen. 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 Munich to Erlangen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Munich to Erlangen

Find the best route between Munich and Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Munich and Erlangen. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Munich to Erlangen

      FAQs: 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 Munich to Erlangen.

      There are 2 travel options between Munich and Erlangen. You can take a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to go to Erlangen from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€9).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Munich to Erlangen:

      A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Munich to Erlangen costing on average $20 (€18).

      The quickest way to travel between Munich and Erlangen is by train, which takes on average 1 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 2 h 45 min.

      The Munich to Erlangen distance is around 104 miles (167 km).

      The average frequency per day from Munich to Erlangen is:

      • 4 buses per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Munich to Erlangen 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 when traveling from Munich to Erlangen:

      • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Munich to Erlangen depart from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) to Erlangen, Busbahnhof.
      • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Munich to Erlangen depart from Munich Hbf to Erlangen station.

      The following travel companies offer services from Munich to Erlangen:

      • BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Erlangen by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Munich to Erlangen for $10 (€9) on Omio.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, Alex or FlixTrain to go to Erlangen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Erlangen tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Erlangen with the following travel companies:

      • 1 direct bus per day with FlixBus.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Erlangen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Munich and Erlangen.

      Your trip from Munich 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, Prague, Nuremberg or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Prague, Nuremberg or Paris to your Munich to Erlangen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Erlangen today!

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