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Trip Summary

There are 146 daily trains from Erlangen to Gersthofen. Traveling by train from Erlangen to Gersthofen usually takes around 3 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance81 mi (130 km)
Fastest train2h 0m
Lowest price$24.58
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Erlangen to Gersthofen?

2 train services operate from Erlangen, Bavaria to Gersthofen, Bavaria. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 139 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1392h 53m$40.28
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company75h 38m$33.56

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Erlangen and Gersthofen is approximately 81 miles, or 130 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 9 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Erlangen to Gersthofen are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Erlangen to Gersthofen?

There are 146 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 Gersthofen to Erlangen.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Erlangen?

Departure stations

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

Train stations in Erlangen:

  • Erlangen-Bruck

  • Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße

  • Eltersdorf

Where is the train station in Gersthofen?

Arrival stations

Gersthofen has one train station.

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