Hamburg to Erfurt train

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£58

Average

£71

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
20:51Hamburg7h38 04:29Erfurt
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£581One-way
Deutsche Bahn
18:01Hamburg9h51 03:52Erfurt
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£611One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:20Hamburg4h26 05:46Erfurt
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£611One-way
FlixTrain
06:15Hamburg5h46 12:01Erfurt
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£621One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
17:57Hamburg8h55 02:52Erfurt
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£871One-way

Train schedule Hamburg to Erfurt

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 12 August
Deutsche Bahn
01:20Hamburg4h26 05:46Erfurt
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FlixTrain
06:15Hamburg5h46 12:01Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
17:57Hamburg8h55 02:52Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
18:01Hamburg9h51 03:52Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
20:33Hamburg9h02 05:35Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
20:51Hamburg7h38 04:29Erfurt
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Fastest train times from Hamburg to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 26 m

Average

7 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

297 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Hamburg for Erfurt every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
01:20Hamburg4h26 05:46Erfurt
0 changes
£611One-way
FlixTrain
06:15Hamburg5h46 12:01Erfurt
0 changes
£621One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:51Hamburg7h38 04:29Erfurt
0 changes
£581One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
17:57Hamburg8h55 02:52Erfurt
0 changes
£871One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
20:33Hamburg9h02 05:35Erfurt
0 changes
£1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Erfurt

distanceDistance184 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency36 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 20 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Erfurt cover the 184 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Hamburg to Erfurt

You can travel by train to Erfurt from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £20. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train 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 train between Hamburg and Erfurt. DB uses different types of trains 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Hamburg to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 9 min
  • Average Price: £21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 33 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg to Erfurt

Travel by train 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.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Hamburg to Erfurt for some dates and times for as low as £20  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Hamburg to Erfurt is £24  one way.
The Hamburg to Erfurt train distance is approximately 184 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 184 miles to Erfurt from Hamburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Hamburg to Erfurt is on average 4 h 26 min.

When taking a train from Hamburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When you arrive in Erfurt, your train can arrive in train stations including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Hamburg Hbf   to Erfurt Hbf.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Erfurt Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Hamburg to Erfurt, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Erfurt. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Hamburg to Erfurt and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 20 direct trains per day from Hamburg to Erfurt. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
On average, there are 36 trains a day from Hamburg to Erfurt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Hamburg to Erfurt at 05: 35   or take the last train from Hamburg to Erfurt leaving at 22: 33. Look for the latest Hamburg Erfurt train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you purchase a train ticket to Erfurt from Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £24 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Hamburg and Erfurt are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Erfurt
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Hamburg for your journey to Erfurt.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transport options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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