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Duisburg to Erfurt by train

The journey from Duisburg to Erfurt by train is 187.57 mi and takes 5 hr 34 min. There are 36 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:14 AM and the last at 5:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Duisburg to Erfurt by train for as little as $30.69 or as much as $133.63. The best price for this journey is $30.69.

Lowest Price$30.69
Journey Duration5 hr 34 min
Connection per Day36
Lowest Price$30.69
Highest Price$133.63
First Departure1:14 AM
Last Departure5:35 PM
Distance187.57 mi
DepartureDuisburg
ArrivalErfurt
CarriersRheinRuhrBahn, DB - Regional ExpressMore

Duisburg to Erfurt Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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Cheap train tickets from Duisburg to Erfurt
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Duisburg to Erfurt.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Duisburg to Erfurt, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Duisburg to Erfurt.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Duisburg to Erfurt

The cheapest Duisburg - Erfurt train tickets can be found for as low as $19.82 if you’re lucky, or $27.61 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $40.88.

Find the best day to travel to Erfurt by train

When travelling to Erfurt by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Transport UK, formerly known as Abellio, is a Dutch public transport company. Abellio Rail operates train services in Germany and the United Kingdom. In Germany, Abellio Rail operates regional trains in North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt, and Lower Saxony. In the UK, Abellio Rail operates under the names Abellio Greater Anglia, Abellio ScotRail, and West Midlands Trains, providing train services across various regions.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

RheinRuhrBahn is a German railway company that operates regional and suburban trains in the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, which includes cities such as Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Essen. The company was founded in 2019 as a joint venture between the German railway company Deutsche Bahn and the British transport company National Express. RheinRuhrBahn operates on several lines, including the S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr, which connects the cities in the region with each other and with the surrounding areas. The company aims to provide reliable and efficient transportation services to the residents and visitors of the Rhine-Ruhr region.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Regionalbahn is a type of train service in Germany that operates on regional routes, connecting smaller towns and cities with larger ones. These trains are usually slower than intercity trains, but they make more stops and are more affordable. Regionalbahn trains are operated by various companies, including Deutsche Bahn, and they offer single and multiple-day tickets. The trains are often used by commuters and tourists who want to explore the countryside and smaller towns.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Duisburg to Erfurt

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - Intercity when traveling from Duisburg to Erfurt.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board RheinRuhrBahn, DB - Regional Express and National Express from Duisburg to Erfurt
Compare services on board when travelling from Duisburg to Erfurt by train.
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Duisburg to Erfurt CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
21.13kg
Bus
22.64kg
Flight
60.37kg
Car
48.3kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Duisburg to Erfurt by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Duisburg and Erfurt are 21.13kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Duisburg and Erfurt? By taking the train between Duisburg and Erfurt you will save 39.24kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.51kg compared to a bus and 27.17kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Duisburg to Erfurt?
A train ticket from Duisburg to Erfurt is $72.72. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $30.69.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Duisburg to Erfurt?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Duisburg to Erfurt is $30.69. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Duisburg and Erfurt by train?
Duisburg to Erfurt is 187.57 mi.
How long does the train between Duisburg and Erfurt take?
Duisburg to Erfurt is on average 5 hr 34 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 14 min.
Which companies operate from Duisburg to Erfurt?
The train journey from Duisburg to Erfurt is covered by 8 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: RheinRuhrBahn, DB - Regional Express, National Express, DB - Regionalbahn, FlixTrain, DB - Intercity, Abellio Rail, Cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Duisburg to Erfurt?
Duisburg to Erfurt has 36 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Duisburg to Erfurt leave?
The earliest train from Duisburg to Erfurt departs at 1:14 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Duisburg to Erfurt depart?
The latest train from Duisburg to Erfurt departs at 5:35 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Duisburg to Erfurt in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $30.69 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Duisburg to Erfurt by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Duisburg and Erfurt is 4 hr 14 min.
Is there a direct train from Duisburg to Erfurt?
Yes, there is a direct train between Duisburg and Erfurt.
What are the CO2 emissions for Duisburg to Erfurt by train?
The train journey from Duisburg to Erfurt creates 21.13kg of CO2 emissions.

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