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There are 9 ways to get from Bremen to Erfurt by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Fulda  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Fulda Ice
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...

$108 - $158

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Hanover
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Erfurt 029

$20 - $32

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...

$97 - $142

Bus via Bremen  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Hanover 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Erfurt 029

$21 - $36

Rideshare  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bremen to Erfurt 228.2 miles

$27

Train, drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Göttingen Ice
  2. Drive from Göttingen to Erfurt

$73 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Erfurt 227.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$157 - $371

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Leipzig (LEJ) BRE - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$113 - $374

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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Erfurt is to rideshare which costs 23€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Erfurt is to train and drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bremen to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from Bremen and arriving at Erfurt via Hanover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Erfurt Hbf via Fulda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Erfurt is 278 km. The road distance is 364.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Erfurt without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Bremen to Erfurt, including transfers.

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Bremen to Erfurt bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bremen station.

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Bremen to Erfurt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Erfurt is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 90€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Erfurt.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Bremen, Germany and Erfurt, Germany?

You can take a train from Bremen to Erfurt via Fulda in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bremen to Erfurt via Hanover in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bremen to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bremen to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bremen to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bremen to Leipzig via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Website
abellio.de
Train from Halle to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Bremen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Bremen Hbf to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bremen to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bremen to Erfurt bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Erfurt station.

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Bremen to Erfurt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Erfurt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Erfurt is 365 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Bremen to Erfurt.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Bremen Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Erfurt. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bremen and Erfurt. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10 min and costs .

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