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There are 4 ways to get from Erfurt to Auerbach by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Gößnitz Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gößnitz to Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof S5x / ...
  3. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Auerbach, unterer Bahnhof Rb1 / ...

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Train, line 10 bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Greiz Re3 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Reichenbach, Roßplatz to Auerbach, Gartenhaus 10

Train, line 70 bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Gera Hbf Re3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gera Hbf to Plauen, Bahnhof Mitte Rb4 / ...
  3. Take the line 70 bus from Plauen, Bahnhof Mitte to Auerbach, Gartenhaus 70

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Auerbach 134.7 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Erfurt to Auerbach is to drive, which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Auerbach is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erfurt to Auerbach. However, there are services departing from Erfurt Hbf and arriving at Auerbach, unterer Bahnhof via Gößnitz and Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Erfurt and Auerbach is 109 km. The road distance is 134.7 km.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Auerbach without a car is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Erfurt to Auerbach, including transfers.

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

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Erfurt to Auerbach train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Auerbach, unterer Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erfurt to Auerbach is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Erfurt to Auerbach.

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  • Distance: 109.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Erfurt, Germany and Auerbach, Saxony, Germany?

You can take a train from Erfurt to Auerbach via Gößnitz and Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Gößnitz
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Gößnitz to Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Greiz
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Gera Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Auerbach, unterer Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Gera Hbf to Plauen, Bahnhof Mitte
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Gera Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Erfurt Hbf to Gera Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Gera Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Verkehrsverbund Vogtland
Phone
+49 3744 19449
Email
mail@vvvogtland.de
Website
vogtlandauskunft.de
Bus from Reichenbach, Roßplatz to Auerbach, Gartenhaus
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Verkehrsverbund Vogtland
Bus from Plauen, Bahnhof Mitte to Auerbach, Gartenhaus
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Verkehrsverbund Vogtland

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