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Take the train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf in 45 minutes

If you want to travel from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf by train to take around 56 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 45 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 23 trains per day running on this route, which spans 21 miles (33 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Erfurt Hbf. DB trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Erfurt Hbf.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf start from €5.80 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf by train

It takes an average of 56m to travel from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf by train, over a distance of around 21 miles (33 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €5.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 45m
PriceFrom €5.80
Distance21 miles (33 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train04:36
Last train22:13
Departure stationIlmenau
Arrival stationErfurt Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf for mardi 1er février 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:18 09:16 58m, direct
09:18 10:16 58m, direct
10:18 11:16 58m, direct
11:18 12:16 58m, direct
12:18 13:16 58m, direct
12:48 13:33 45m, direct
13:18 14:16 58m, direct
14:18 15:16 58m, direct
14:48 15:33 45m, direct
15:18 16:16 58m, direct

Deutsche Bahn trains from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf

You can travel from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf on Deutsche Bahn 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.

Cheap train tickets from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf

The price of train tickets from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf starts at €5.80 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 Ilmenau 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Ilmenau and Erfurt Hbf is 56 minutes, with around 23 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 Ilmenau and Erfurt Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf is 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf can start from as little as €5.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf without having to change trains. There are 23 direct trains from Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf leave?

The first train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf leaves at 04:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf leave?

The last train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf leaves at 22:13. 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 Ilmenau and Erfurt Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf cover a distance of around 21 miles (33 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Erfurt Hbf to Ilmenau.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 12/20/2021 for travel on 12/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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