How to get from Dresden to Erfurt

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Travel Information to Erfurt from Dresden

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £20 • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 117 miles (189 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Dresden and Erfurt. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dresden to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden 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 Dresden to Erfurt.

You can travel to Erfurt from Dresden 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Dresden to Erfurt. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A flight is generally £12 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £12 from Dresden to Erfurt.

A flight is generally £1 less than a ferry for the same trip. A ferry costs on average £1 from Dresden to Erfurt.

A flight is £20 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Dresden to Erfurt costing on average £20.

The fastest way from Dresden to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 3 min.

Other travel options between Dresden and Erfurt can usually take longer:

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The distance from Dresden to Erfurt is approximately 117 miles (189 km).

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Erfurt is:

  • 3 coaches per day.
  • 27 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Dresden and Erfurt as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Dresden to Erfurt:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Dresden, Flughafen Station and tend to arrive in Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Flights most often depart from Dresden at Dresden and arrive in Erfurt at Erfurt.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by coach to Erfurt from Dresden with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Dresden to Erfurt tickets for £12 on Omio.
  • You can go to Erfurt from Dresden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £20 with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Erfurt on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Dresden to Erfurt often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Erfurt and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £12 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £20 one way.

But we recommend booking Dresden to Erfurt 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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