How to get from Karlsruhe to Erfurt

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Travel Information to Erfurt from Karlsruhe

distanceDistance179 miles (289 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 179 miles (289 km) from Karlsruhe to Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Karlsruhe 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 Karlsruhe to Erfurt.

There are 2 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Erfurt: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Karlsruhe to Erfurt is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £23 compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A coach is about £2 less than a train, which costs on average £25 for this route.

The fastest way from Karlsruhe to Erfurt is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 35 min.

Other travel options from Karlsruhe to Erfurt can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Erfurt by coach can take on average 5 h 35 min.

The Karlsruhe to Erfurt distance is approximately 179 miles (289 km).

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Erfurt is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Erfurt from Karlsruhe 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 when travelling from Karlsruhe to Erfurt:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Karlsruhe to Erfurt depart from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Most travellers board their train from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Erfurt by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Karlsruhe to Erfurt for £23 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Erfurt by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Karlsruhe to Erfurt tickets on Omio for £25.
Omio customers who travel from Karlsruhe 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 Karlsruhe 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 for this route is on average £23 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £25 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Karlsruhe 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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