Want to find out more about taking the train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf? Look no further.
There are around 23 trains per day running between Ilmenau and Erfurt Hbf, which usually take 56 minutes to complete the 21 miles (33 km) journey. It can take as little as 45 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. All or part of your journey will be on board a DB train, as they are the main operator of trains on this route.
You can save money on train tickets from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £6.01. 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 timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
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 £6.01 when you book in advance.
21 miles (33 km)
23 trains per day
Direct trains available
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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 £6.01 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 22:15. 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.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Erfurt Hbf to Ilmenau.