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Train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice

€85 - €211

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Bus via Frankfurt am Main  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Erlangen train station to Frankfurt central train station 084 / ...
  2. Take the Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Duisburg

€22 - €72

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Bus  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf BlaBlaCar Bus

€24 - €35

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Oberhausen 449.5 km

€45 - €70

Fly Nuremberg to Dusseldorf, train  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf

€99 - €362

Train to Munich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Erlangen to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS

€89 - €353

Fly Nuremberg to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 4m

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

€88 - €269

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS

€110 - €309

Erlangen to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Erlangen and Oberhausen is around 5h 23m and covers a distance of around 495 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 46m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, VGN, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Erlangen to Oberhausen train service departs from Erlangen and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 51 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 23m
Fastest train time:
4h 46m
Train distance:
495 km
Trains per week:
51
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:03
Last train departs at:
20:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Erlangen to Oberhausen train schedules

Erlangen → Oberhausen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Erlangen to Oberhausen is to bus via Frankfurt am Main which costs €21 - €75 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Erlangen to Oberhausen is to fly and train which costs €95 - €370 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erlangen to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Erlangen and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Nuernberg Hbf and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Erlangen and Oberhausen is 360 km. The road distance is 449.5 km.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs €85 - €220.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Erlangen to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Erlangen to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Nuernberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Oberhausen is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs €85 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus via Frankfurt am Main, which costs €21 - €75 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Erlangen to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Erlangen to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 360.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Nuernberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €80 - €120 and the journey takes 3h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erlangen to Oberhausen via Frankfurt am Main, Duisburg, and Duisburg Hbf in around 8h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€490 - €4500
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €480
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€490 - €4500
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Train operators
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erlangen to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Erlangen to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Erlangen train station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Erlangen to Oberhausen is 449 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Erlangen to Oberhausen.

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

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There are 227+ hotels available in Oberhausen. Prices start at €75 per night.

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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 €2 - €4.

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