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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Erfurt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice

$169 - $242

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Bus  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Mainz Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Mainz to Erfurt 320

$38 - $59

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Train inOui TGV  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice

$181 - $264

Bus, train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...

$112 - $157

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Erfurt 515.1 miles

$110 - $160

Fly Paris CDG to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nuremberg (NUE) CDG - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$114 - $340

Fly Paris CDG to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$128 - $388

Fly Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CDG - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Erfurt Hbf

$114 - $271

Fly Paris Orly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ORY - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Erfurt Hbf

$157 - $509

Fly Paris CDG to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Leipzig (LEJ) CDG - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$149 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Erfurt is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Erfurt is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Erfurt via Mainz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Erfurt Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Paris and Erfurt is 664 km. The road distance is 824.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Erfurt without a car is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Paris to Erfurt, including transfers.

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Paris to Erfurt bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to Erfurt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Erfurt is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 140€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 415.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Erfurt, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Erfurt via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Erfurt via Mainz in around 15 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Paris Orly to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Berlin Tegel via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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 Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Eisenach to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Eisenach ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Halle to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Mainz
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mainz to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Erfurt is 824 km. It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to drive from Paris to Erfurt.

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Eurowings, KLM, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 413+ hotels available in Erfurt. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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