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Trip Summary

There are 32 daily trains from Erlangen to Antwerp. Traveling by train from Erlangen to Antwerp usually takes around 10 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 7 hours and 59 minutes.

Distance312 mi (502 km)
Fastest train7h 59m
Lowest price£93.05
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Erlangen to Antwerp?

2 train services operate from Erlangen to Antwerp. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 23 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn2310h 15m£123.55
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company912h 35m£130.39
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • 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 Erlangen to Antwerp start from £93, and on average cost . Daily there are 9 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Antwerp. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Erlangen leaves from Eltersdorf and one other station. And in Antwerp trains arrive at Hoboken-Polder and 3 other train stations.

    From Erlangen to Antwerp train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 12 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Antwerp faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 59 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 13 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Antwerp.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Erlangen to Antwerp 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Erlangen to Antwerp?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Erlangen to Antwerp. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Erlangen to Antwerp?

The distance between Erlangen and Antwerp is approximately 312 miles, or 502 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 59 minutes.

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 Erlangen to Antwerp on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers 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 Erlangen at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Erlangen to Antwerp?

There are 32 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 Antwerp to Erlangen.

City Information

Erlangen

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Erlangen is a small city in the German state of Bavaria, located just north of Nuremberg. Most of Erlangen's residents are enrolled or employed at either the Friedrich-Alexander University or the Siemens company. Visitors to Erlangen often stay near the historic core, where quaint streets lead to some of the city's most impressive buildings. These include the 18th century Palais Stutterheim, historically Erlangen's town hall and now home to the museum Kunstpalais and the city's public library. Don't forget to visit one of the oldest churches in the city, the Huguenot Church, which boasts an impressive size and architecture, and reflects the influence of Huguenots in Erlangen's history.

Erlangen also offers plenty of scenic spots for outdoor activity or relaxation. The Schlossgarten quickly fills up with sunbathing students on sunny days, and the nearby Botanical Garden includes a unique attraction in its artificial stalactite cave.

The closest airport to Erlangen is in Nuremberg, but you can easily connect to Erlangen via Deutsche Bahn or commuter S-Bahn trains. Intercity trains from Munich to Berlin often stop in Erlangen, and connections from these hubs open up the entire country and continent for exploration. Plus, several intercity coach companies, including FlixBus, offer affordable ground travel from Erlangen to destinations throughout Germany.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Erlangen?

Main departure station: Eltersdorf

There are two stations in Erlangen where you can board the train to Antwerp.

All train stations in Erlangen:

  • Eltersdorf

  • Erlangen-Bruck

Where is the train station in Antwerp?

Main arrival station: Ekeren

There are more train stations and stops in Antwerp than most cities. Most trains from Erlangen will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Antwerp:

Train stations in Antwerp:

  • Ekeren

  • Sint-Mariaburg

  • Hoboken-Polder

  • en-Noorderdokken

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