Basel to Erfurt by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 3m

Travelling from Basel to Erfurt by train

Fast trains from Basel to Erfurt take around 5 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 456 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Erfurt.

Are there direct trains from Basel to Erfurt?

Journeys between Basel and Erfurt usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Basel to Erfurt every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

How long is the train journey from Basel to Erfurt?

The Basel to Erfurt train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basel to Erfurt train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Erfurt is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:11, and the last at 23:23.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Basel to Erfurt train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Erfurt by train.

Which train companies operate between Basel and Erfurt?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Erfurt, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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