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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Bamberg  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg Ice
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to München Hbf Ice

$82 - $120

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Rideshare  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the rideshare from Erfurt to Munich 258 miles

$16 - $28

7 alternative options

Train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$130 - $190

Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Erfurt to Munich, Munich central bus station 029

$23 - $40

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Munich 257.9 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Munich (MUC) NUE - MUC

$96 - $257

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  4h 36m

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

$114 - $287

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 24m

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

$137 - $307

Train to Paderborn, fly  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Munich (MUC) PAD - MUC

$152 - $362

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The cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Munich is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Munich is to train which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Erfurt and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Erfurt Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Erfurt and Munich is 318 km. The road distance is 412.7 km.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Munich without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Erfurt to Munich, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Munich is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Erfurt to Munich.
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  • Distance: 199 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

You can take a train from Erfurt to Munich via Bamberg in around 3h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Erfurt to Munich twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Paderborn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Paderborn to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
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 Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de
Bus operators
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 Erfurt to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Erfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erfurt to Munich is 413 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Erfurt to Munich.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Nuremberg Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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

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