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!
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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf is 45 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf leaves at 04:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf cover a distance of around 21 miles (33 km) during the journey.