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There are 5 ways to get from Erlangen to Bamberg by train, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Erlangen to Bamberg Re / ...

$4 - $23

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Rideshare  •  48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Erlangen to Bamberg 25.3 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Night train  •  30 min

  1. Take the night train from Erlangen to Bamberg Re / ...

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erlangen to Bamberg 25.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Bamberg 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Erlangen to Bamberg is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erlangen to Bamberg is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Erlangen and arriving at Bamberg. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 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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The best way to get from Erlangen to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 20€.

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The train from Erlangen to Bamberg takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erlangen to Bamberg is 41 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Erlangen to Bamberg.

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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Erlangen, Germany and Bamberg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Erlangen to Bamberg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 27 min. VGN also services this route every 30 minutes.

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 Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Erlangen to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Hallo Nürnberg Taxi
Phone
+49 911/19410
Website
taxi-nuernberg.de
Sommer Oskar Taxi
Phone
+49 911/226525

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

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