There are 8 ways to get from Erlangen to Düsseldorf by car, train, bus, rideshare or plane

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Drive, train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice / ...

$82 - $147

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Rideshare  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Erlangen to Düsseldorf 264.6 miles

$20 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Erlangen to Würzburg Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice / ...

$104 - $178

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Erlangen to Düsseldorf 084 / ...

$24 - $40

Bus, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Cologne
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn S11 / ...

$52 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Düsseldorf 265.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS

$39 - $211

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NUE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$123 - $253

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Erlangen and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erlangen to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Erlangen and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Würzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Erlangen and Düsseldorf is 350 km. The road distance is 425.4 km.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Erlangen to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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Erlangen to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Erlangen station.

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

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Erlangen to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Düsseldorf station.

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Map of how to get from Erlangen to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 219 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Erlangen to Düsseldorf via Würzburg Hbf in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Erlangen to Düsseldorf once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erlangen to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hnf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
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urlaubs-express.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
avv.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 Erlangen to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
eurolines.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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erlangen to Düsseldorf is 425 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Erlangen to Düsseldorf.

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KLM, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Erlangen to Düsseldorf train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Erlangen to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Erlangen and Düsseldorf. 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 Erlangen to Nuremberg Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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