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Trains from Erfurt to Wels

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Erfurt - Wels Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 13 daily trains from Erfurt to Wels. Traveling by train from Erfurt to Wels usually takes around 6 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 5 hours and 1 minute.

Distance237 mi (381 km)
Fastest train5h 1m
Lowest price$51.72
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Erfurt to Wels?

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express15h 37m$73.95
Deutsche Bahn58h 0m$93.88
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company156h 4m$118.41
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Erfurt to Wels start from $74, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Wels. DB Intercity-Express in Erfurt leaves from Stotternheim . And in Wels trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Erfurt to Wels train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 5 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wels faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 1 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Wels on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity-Express scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Erfurt.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Erfurt to Wels start from $52, and on average cost . Daily there are 5 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Wels. Deutsche Bahn in Erfurt leaves from Vieselbach and 3 other stations. And in Wels trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Erfurt to Wels train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wels faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 1 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wels.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Erfurt to Wels start from $74, and on average cost . Daily there are 15 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Wels. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Erfurt leaves from Vieselbach and 3 other stations. And in Wels trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Erfurt to Wels train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wels faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 1 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 36 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wels.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Erfurt to Wels during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Erfurt to Wels?

The distance between Erfurt and Wels is approximately 237 miles, or 381 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 1 minute.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Erfurt to Wels on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Tuesday. Tuesday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Erfurt at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Erfurt to Wels?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wels to Erfurt.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Erfurt?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Erfurt where you can board the train.

All train stations in Erfurt:

  • Erfurt-Bischleben

  • Vieselbach

  • Stotternheim

  • Kühnhausen

Where is the train station in Wels?

Arrival stations

Wels has one train station.

Train stations in Wels:

  • Central Station

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