There are 11 ways to get from London to Erfurt by train, car, car train, bus, car ferry or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice

$219 - $422

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt Hbf

$54 - $83

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Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ic

$208 - $406

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda Ice
  7. Drive from Fulda to Erfurt

$386 - $535

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Erfurt 322 / ...

$63 - $105

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Erfurt

$141 - $220

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$155 - $451

Fly London Heathrow to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$153 - $403

Fly London Stansted to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nuremberg (NUE) STN - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$88 - $293

Fly London Stansted to Leipzig, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Leipzig (LEJ) STN - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$88 - $443

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$170 - $437

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The cheapest way to get from London to Erfurt is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 17 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Erfurt is to fly and train which costs £65 - £230 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Erfurt Hbf via Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Erfurt Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between London and Erfurt is 486 miles.

The best way to get from London to Erfurt without a car is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs £160 - £330.

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from London to Erfurt, including transfers.

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

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London to Erfurt train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Erfurt is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs £160 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 17 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Erfurt.
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  • Distance: 486.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

What companies run services between London, England and Erfurt, Germany?

You can take a train from London to Erfurt via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 9 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Erfurt via Frankfurt and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main in around 17 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Erfurt is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 5:47 PM in London and 6:47 PM in Erfurt.

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

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Swiss, Luxair, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your London to Erfurt bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Erfurt. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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