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Trip Summary

There are 18 daily trains from Erlangen to Bielefeld. Traveling by train from Erlangen to Bielefeld usually takes around 9 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 9 hours and 17 minutes.

Distance200 mi (323 km)
Fastest train9h 17m
Lowest price€102.74
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Erlangen to Bielefeld?

2 train services operate from Erlangen, Bavaria to Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 11 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn119h 29m€111.10
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company710h 8m€118.67

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Erlangen to Bielefeld 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 Erlangen to Bielefeld?

The distance between Erlangen and Bielefeld is approximately 200 miles, or 323 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 17 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?

Trains from Erlangen to Bielefeld are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Erlangen at 20:00 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 Bielefeld?

There are 18 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 Bielefeld to Erlangen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Erlangen to Bielefeld for €29.24.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Erlangen?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Erlangen.

Where is the train station in Bielefeld?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Bielefeld than most cities. Most trains from Erlangen will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Bielefeld:

Train stations in Bielefeld:

  • Brake(b Bielefeld)

  • Windelsbleiche

  • Sennestadt

  • Quelle

  • Ubbedissen

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