How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt

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from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt on 27 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:02Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h05 21:07Erfurt Hbf
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£291One-way
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20:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h22 22:36Erfurt Hbf
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£231One-way
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19:19Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h19 21:38Erfurt Hbf
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£271One-way
18:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h12 20:26Erfurt Hbf
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£321One-way
16:15Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h45 19:00Erfurt Hbf
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£231One-way

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Erfurt

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 118 miles (191 km) by coach or train to Erfurt from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt.

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FAQs

There are 2 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A coach is £5 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt costing on average £23.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Erfurt from Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

Erfurt is approximately 118 miles (191 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Erfurt by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt for £18.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Erfurt by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt for £23.

Yes, there are direct services available between Frankfurt am Main and Erfurt with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Erfurt as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Leipzig. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Erfurt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Erfurt and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £18 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £23 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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