Location and travel information

A quick glance at the map shows Erfurt's exceptionally favourable location in the centre of Germany. Thanks to its excellent transport connections, the state capital can be easily reached from many German and European cities within a few hours by train, car or coach.

The A4 and A71 motorways intersect at the gates of the city and, together with the bypass, form the "Erfurt Ring". In the city centre, the Juri-Gagarin Ring collects and distributes city traffic and at the same time ensures a traffic-calmed historic city centre.

The Park and Ride (P&R) areas on the inner and outer outskirts of the city as well as the car parks in the city centre offer sufficient space for stationary traffic. A parking guidance system provides you with all the latest information on the availability of free spaces in the car parks.

With excellent connections, Erfurt has been the new ICE hub in German rail transport since 2017. Every day, 80 long-distance ICE trains stop at Erfurt main station. Use the optimal rail connections for your journey to Erfurt.

Thanks to the excellent public transport network, you are also very flexible within the city centre.

Erfurt is the place to be!