Zurich to Erfurt train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£23

Average

£37

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
21:07Zurich11h17 08:24Erfurt
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£231One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
18:07Zurich11h39 05:46Erfurt
0 changes
£331One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich10h27 06:26Erfurt
0 changes
£451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
17:59Zurich9h19 03:18Erfurt
0 changes
£451One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Erfurt

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
Deutsche Bahn
17:59Zurich9h19 03:18Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
18:07Zurich11h39 05:46Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich10h27 06:26Erfurt
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Deutsche Bahn
21:07Zurich11h17 08:24Erfurt
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

9 h 19 m

Average

10 h 40 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

440 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Zurich for Erfurt every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
17:59Zurich9h19 03:18Erfurt
0 changes
£451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich10h27 06:26Erfurt
0 changes
£451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
21:07Zurich11h17 08:24Erfurt
0 changes
£231One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
18:07Zurich11h39 05:46Erfurt
0 changes
£331One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Erfurt

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity

Trains from Zurich to Erfurt cover the 273 miles (440 km) long route taking on average 9 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet trains Zurich to Erfurt

For as little as £27 you can travel by train to Erfurt from Zurich with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Nightjet

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 from Zurich to 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 Zurich to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 39 min
  • Average Price: £27
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

ÖBB Nightjet tickets between Zurich and Erfurt are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with ÖBB Nightjet from Zurich to Erfurt all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB Nightjet train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 273 miles (440 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB Nightjet train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Zurich to Erfurt routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Nightjet Zurich to Erfurt train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB Nightjet train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Erfurt with ÖBB Nightjet!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Erfurt.
    FAQs

    Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Erfurt, Germany is: Fully open.

    Is international entry into Erfurt from Zurich restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Erfurt closer to your date of departure here.

    Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Erfurt?

    Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Erfurt?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 25/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Erfurt.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Zurich to Erfurt for as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
    The Zurich to Erfurt train ticket price is on average £27  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    The train distance from Zurich to Erfurt is around 273 miles (440 km).
    The Zurich to Erfurt train duration is on average 9 h 20 min, which is to be expected when travelling 273 miles (440 km) from Zurich to Erfurt. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Erfurt, you can end your trip in train stations like Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel.

    Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB   to Erfurt Hbf   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 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.

    Take the Zurich to Erfurt train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Zurich to Erfurt as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 3 trains a day from Zurich to Erfurt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Zurich at 05: 09. The last train leaves from Zurich at 22: 08. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Zurich to Erfurt and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Erfurt is on average £27 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Erfurt from Zurich available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Zurich
    Erfurt
    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Erfurt.

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