Erfurt / Weimar Airport

It is around 5 km from the downtown area. The air traveller traffic in 2018 was 0.4 million passengers.


Binderslebener Landstraße 100, 99092 Erfurt, Germany

Minimum Connection Time in Erfurt / Weimar Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is essential to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It's recommended to always check this before booking tickets. The MCT is also important if the traveller is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can find the minimum time needed for connecting flights in Erfurt / Weimar Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Erfurt / Weimar Airport terminals

Terminals are the areas or totally separate buildings in airports through which passengers can transfer between ground transportation and the places for boarding or disembarking from the aircraft. It's crucial to know which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, because terminals in larger airports might be far from each other and travellers may require extra time to get to the necessary one. In Erfurt / Weimar Airport there are 2 Terminals.

Terminal A – not currently in use

Terminal B – Bulgarian Air Charter, Corendon Airlines, Freebird Airlines, Lauda, and Pegasus Airlines

How to get to / from Erfurt / Weimar Airport

It can be challenging when visiting a destination for the very first time to find the best way to reach the centre of the city. Public transportation is not always available directly from the terminals and taxis at the airport can be expensive. It's recommended to check all the transport options ahead of travelling so you can plan your trip appropriately. 

Erfurt Airport bus

  • Line 891
    Direction: Gotha Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 55 min. to the final destination
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 05:26 AM - 08:08 PM, Sat: 09:07 AM - 07:07 PM
  • Line 894
    Direction: Erfurt
    Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to Erfurt Ermstedt
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 05:30 AM - 08:07 PM, Sat: 11:07 AM - 07:07 PM

Erfurt Airport tram

  • Line 4
    Direction: The suburb of Bindersleben
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the Erfurt Central Station

Erfurt Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 22 EUR

Where to have a rest in Erfurt / Weimar Airport

You can experience a prolonged layover between flights, for instance if you have a flight delay or your next flight departs the following day. In such situations, it is good to note the possible places where you can spend time and have a nice break between flights.

Erfurt Airport lounges

Airport lounges offer passengers the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable environment and provide services, for example, food and beverages, WIFI, zones to rest in and showers.

  • AirLounge Lounge
    Location: Level 1
    Opening hours: 2 hours before each departure

Erfurt Airport hotels

If your flight departs the next day or the lounges are not so comfortable, you can opt for staying in a hotel nearby. Various airports have hotels directly in the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport vicinity to reach a nearby hotel. We have handpicked the best alternatives for you in the event you opt to stay in hotel between flights.

  • Airport Erfurt Hotel
    Price: from 105 EUR per night
    Address: Binderslebener Landstrasse 100, 99092 Erfurt, Germany
    Contact: +49 36 1658880
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Erfurt / Weimar Airport restaurants and cafes

The last thing you want during your journey is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whatever you are seeking, whether it is a snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or a spot to take a rest and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of options to cover your needs. 

  • AirBistro
    Description: cold and warm snacks, beverages
    Location: Terminal B, Level 1
    Opening hours: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, daily
  • KaffeeBar
    Description: coffee bar
    Location: Departure gate

Erfurt / Weimar Airport shops

If you are that type of traveller who always leaves your holiday souvenir buying to the very last minute, or merely need to kill some time before the flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. To find the ideal shops for your needs, check out the guide below. 

  • DutyFree
    Description: perfume, snacks, souvenirs, spirits and other goods
    Location: security area

Erfurt / Weimar Airport car rental

Some parts of the world are worth exploring by car, or it may be necessary for your trip to drive. The list below will help you to choose the most suitable car hire company for your journey.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Contact: +49 36 12629200
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon- Fri: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Contact: +49 89 66060060
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Contact: +49 36 1340850

Other services in Erfurt Airport you might need

The list below displays some other important facilities you could need while on your journey.

  • Lost & Found
    Location: Terminal B, Information
    Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Contact: +49 36 16562200

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