Train

The German Railway (Deutsche Bahn AG) high speed trains travel regularly to Erfurt from all parts of Germany. More infos at www.bahn.de.

From Berlin: There are regular and frequent trains from Berlin leaving from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Berlin Südkreuz. The train ride is between 2 and 2.5 hours.

From Erfurt central station, take tram line 6 towards "Europaplatz" or tram line 3 towards "Rieth" and get off at the university stop "Universität". Find a map of the line network here.


Bus

The following bus companies offer connections to Erfurt:

  • Flixbus (from all over Germany)
  • Eurolines (from Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig)
  • DeinBus (from Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig)

From Berlin: The bus ride takes 3.5 to 4.5 depending on the bus company and route.

The bus station is just 200m from Erfurt central station. From Erfurt central station, take tram line 6 towards "Europaplatz" or tram line 3 towards "Rieth" and get off at the university stop "Universität". Find a map of the line network here.


Car

Erfurt can be reached via motorways A 4 and A 71. From the West (Frankfurt/Main), take A 4 Frankfurt-Dresden to “Erfurter Kreuz”. From Erfurter Kreuz, drive along A 71 to the exit "Erfurt-Bindersleben". Then follow the signs to Erfurt-Nord and Hauptklinikum / Universität.

From the East (Dresden or Leipzig), follow A 4 Dresden-Frankfurt to the “Erfurt-Ost” exit. Then follow the signs to Zentrum and Hauptklinikum/Universität.

There is a visitors' parking lot behind the university campus with ample free parking spaces available.

Address - visitors parking lot:

An der Parkharfe, 99089 Erfurt

Visitors' Address -  University of Erfurt:

Nordhäuser Straße 63, 99089 Erfurt