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There are 4 ways to get from Suhl to Erlangen by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG Stb 44 / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Erlangen Ice

$35 - $55

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Rideshare  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Suhl to Erlangen 88.3 miles

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Erlangen 029

$8 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Suhl to Erlangen 89.4 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Suhl to Erlangen is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suhl to Erlangen is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Suhl to Erlangen. However, there are services departing from Suhl ZUG and arriving at Erlangen via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Suhl and Erlangen is 115 km. The road distance is 143.1 km.

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The best way to get from Suhl to Erlangen without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Suhl to Erlangen, including transfers.

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Suhl to Erlangen train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, depart from Suhl ZUG station.

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The best way to get from Suhl to Erlangen is to train which takes 3 h and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Suhl to Erlangen is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Suhl to Erlangen.

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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Suhl, Thuringia, Germany and Erlangen, Germany?

You can take a train from Suhl to Erlangen via Erfurt Hbf in around 3 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Suhl to Erlangen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
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 Erfurt Hbf to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.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 Zella-Mehlis to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Suhl to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Suhl and Erlangen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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