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There are 28 daily trains from Erlangen to Schorndorf. Traveling by train from Erlangen to Schorndorf usually takes around 3 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 35 minutes.
|Distance||86 mi (139 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 35m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Erlangen to Schorndorf?
2 train services operate from Erlangen to Schorndorf. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 28 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||28||3h 33m||£32.50|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||5||3h 50m||£34.93|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Erlangen to Schorndorf start from £35, and on average cost . Daily there are 5 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Schorndorf. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Erlangen leaves from Eltersdorf and one other station. And in Schorndorf trains arrive at Haubersbronn Mitte and 2 other train stations.
From Erlangen to Schorndorf train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schorndorf faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Erlangen to Schorndorf during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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How long is the train journey from Erlangen to Schorndorf?
When are trains the most crowded?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Erlangen to Schorndorf on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday 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 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Schorndorf?
There are 28 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 Schorndorf to 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.
Where is the train station in Erlangen?
Main departure station: Eltersdorf
There are two stations in Erlangen where you can board the train to Schorndorf.
All train stations in Erlangen:
Where is the train station in Schorndorf?
Main arrival station: Miedelsbach-Steinenberg
There are more train stations and stops in Schorndorf than most cities. Most trains from Erlangen will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Schorndorf:
Train stations in Schorndorf:
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