Tickets can be bought at ticket machines (with cash or Geldkarte electronic cash card), on trams and buses, at tram stops, bus stops, the EVAG Centre at Anger and any sales point displaying the "EVAG-Punkt" sign. For individuals and groups of up to five people, single or day tickets are the most straightforward.
Ask at your hotel about the "Hotel City Card", valid from the date of issue until midnight the next day, which is very good value. Alternatively, with the "Hotel Card", your room pass doubles up as a ticket for travel within Erfurt.
We offer an attractive range of inclusive rates for groups, seminars, conferences and other events.
Erfurt Tourist Offices' Erfurt Card is valid for travel on Erfurt's public transport, as are tickets for Erfurt Theatre (including the Cathedral Steps Festival Plays).
The main railway station (The Hauptbahnhof)
The Hauptbahnhof is on many bus routes and tram routes. Erfurt's bus station is on the station forecourt.
Erfurt exhibition centre and egapark
are served by tram no. 2. During major events, tram no. 7 runs direct to the main railway station.
Close to nature
For walks in the Steigerwald woods, where an extensive network of trails leads to delightful vantage points and inviting restaurants, take tram no. 1, tram no. 6 or bus no. 60 to Thüringenhalle or Steigerstrasse. Regional buses 155 and 163 run to the reservoir and the Thuringian Open-Air Museum at Hohenfelden, Riechheimer hill and Kranichfeld with its two castles. Timetables, route suggestions and walking maps for this area, the “Drei Gleichen" castles and the Fahner hills (a fruit-growing area) are available from the EVAG Centre at Anger.
A range of special vehicles are available for transfers and special tours (incl. option of sparkling wine and food): historical buses and trams, open-top buses and trams, various modern vehicles.
"Verbundtarif Mittelthüringen" (VMT) tickets are valid for travels within the centre of Thuringia, e. g. from Erfurt to Weimar city centre, Jena or Bad Sulza. A trip from Erfurt to Weimar takes about 13 minutes and to Jena about 30 minutes.
Transport information is available from EVAG,
Tel. +49 (0)361 194 49 or on
Advice in person is available at the EVAG Centre on Anger.