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There are 2 ways to get from Erlangen to Parkstein by train or car

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Erlangen to Nürnberg Hbf S1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Weiden Re41 / ...

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Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Parkstein 113.8 km

Erlangen to Parkstein by train and bus

The journey time between Erlangen and Parkstein is around 3h 19m and covers a distance of around 132 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 24m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, VGN and others, the Erlangen to Parkstein service departs from Erlangen and arrives in Parkstein, Witron. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

27 Weekly Services
3h 19m Average Duration
€20 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Erlangen to Parkstein is to drive which costs €13 - €19 and takes 1h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Erlangen to Parkstein is to drive which takes 1h 9m and costs €13 - €19.

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The distance between Erlangen and Parkstein is 78 km. The road distance is 113.8 km.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Parkstein without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs €19 - €70.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Erlangen to Parkstein, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erlangen to Parkstein is 114 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Erlangen to Parkstein.

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  • Distance: 78.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

You can take a train from Erlangen to Parkstein via Nürnberg Hbf, Weiden, and Weiden in around 3h 19m.

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 Erlangen to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Weiden
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Erlangen to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Deutsche Bahn
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Erlangen to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
VGN
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 Erlangen to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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