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Duration 28 min
Distance 41.1 km
Average price 9€
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Erlangen and Bamberg takes 28 min and the fastest train takes 20 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Erlangen to Bamberg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Erlangen
  2. Bamberg
26 min
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5€ - 50€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Erlangen and arriving at Bamberg. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Erlangen and Bamberg is 35 km. The road distance is 41.1 km.

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Erlangen to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Erlangen station.

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Erlangen to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bamberg station.

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What companies run services between Erlangen and Bamberg?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Erlangen to Bamberg every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 10€ and the journey takes 26 min. Four other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VGN
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
VGN
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 22€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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