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How to travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf? Look no further.

You'll usually find 30 trains per day running between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Erfurt Hbf, which usually take 4 hours 14 minutes to complete the 202 km journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 32 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with ICE, DB or FlixTrain, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $12.54. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf by train

It takes an average of 4h 14m to travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf by train, over a distance of around 126 miles (202 km). There are normally 30 trains per day traveling from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $12.54 when you book in advance.

First train

00:30

Last train

23:46

Departure station

Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance

Arrival station

Erfurt Hbf

Journey time

2h 32m

Distance

202 miles (126 km)

Frequency

30 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $12.54

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:01 12:38 2h 37m, direct
10:34 13:26 2h 52m, 1 change
11:34 14:07 2h 33m, 1 change
12:01 14:38 2h 37m, direct
12:34 15:26 2h 52m, 1 change
13:34 16:07 2h 33m, 1 change
14:01 16:38 2h 37m, direct
15:09 18:00 2h 51m, 1 change
15:34 18:07 2h 33m, 1 change
16:01 18:38 2h 37m, direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and FlixTrain trains from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf

You can travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and FlixTrain trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf

The price of train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf starts at $12.54 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Erfurt Hbf is 4 hours and 14 minutes, with around 30 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Erfurt Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf is 2 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf can start from as little as $12.54 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf leaves at 00:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf leaves at 23:46. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Erfurt Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf cover a distance of around 126 miles (202 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Erfurt Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/06/2023 for travel on 03/06/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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