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from Stuttgart to Erfurt

You can get from Stuttgart to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Stuttgart to Erfurt on Jan 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Stuttgart to Erfurt

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Take a bus or train to travel 172 miles (278 km) between Stuttgart and Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Stuttgart to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stuttgart to Erfurt

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 Stuttgart to Erfurt.

What are the ways to get from Stuttgart to Erfurt?

You can travel between Stuttgart and Erfurt 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Stuttgart to Erfurt the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Erfurt from Stuttgart is by taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Erfurt:

Taking a train is usually $14 (€12) less than taking a bus to Erfurt, which costs on average $26 (€22) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Erfurt?

The fastest way from Stuttgart to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Erfurt by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

What is the distance between Stuttgart and Erfurt?

You should expect to travel around 172 miles (278 km) between Stuttgart and Erfurt.

How many services a day are there to Erfurt from Stuttgart?

The average frequency per day from Stuttgart to Erfurt is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Stuttgart? Where do I arrive in Erfurt?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Stuttgart at Stuttgart, Feuerbach Bahnhof and arrive in Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf.
  • Trains most often depart from Stuttgart at Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Stuttgart to Erfurt?

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

  • You can travel from Stuttgart to Erfurt by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $26 (€22) with Flixbus from Stuttgart to Erfurt.
  • You can take a train from Stuttgart to Erfurt with FlixTrain. Cheap tickets can be found for $12 (€10) with FlixTrain from Stuttgart to Erfurt.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Stuttgart to Erfurt?

Your trip from Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart 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 purchase tickets to Erfurt from Stuttgart online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $26 (€22) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $12 (€10) one way.

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

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