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Overview: Train from Erfurt to Vienna

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Erfurt to Vienna cover the 305 miles (492 km) long route taking on average 6 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Erfurt to Vienna

For as little as £33 you can travel by train to Vienna from Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Erfurt to Vienna train.

Train information from Erfurt to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 26 min
  • Average Price: £33
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Vienna from Erfurt:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Erfurt to Vienna

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Erfurt and Vienna?

Travel between Erfurt, Germany and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Erfurt?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Vienna from Erfurt as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Erfurt, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Erfurt from Vienna?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Vienna?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 19/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Erfurt from Vienna.

How much does a cheap train from Erfurt to Vienna cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Erfurt to Vienna for the next 7 days starting from £33  one way.

How much does the train from Erfurt to Vienna cost on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Erfurt to Vienna is £41  one way.

How far is it from Erfurt to Vienna by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Erfurt to Vienna via train to be approximately 305 miles (492 km).

How many hours does it take from Erfurt to Vienna by train?

On average the Erfurt to Vienna train time is 6 h 14 min  covering the 305 miles (492 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Erfurt to Vienna, which train station in Erfurt do I depart from and which train station in Vienna do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf   and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Where is the Erfurt train station located? Where is the Vienna train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Erfurt Hbf, is located 0.5 miles (792 m) from the city centre of Erfurt.

The most popular arrival train station, Wien Westbahnhof, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre of Vienna.

Which train providers should I travel with from Erfurt to Vienna?

For the route from Erfurt to Vienna you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Vienna from Erfurt on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there to Vienna from Erfurt?

The average number of trains departing Erfurt for Vienna is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Erfurt to Vienna? What time is the last train from Erfurt to Vienna?

The earliest train for this route departs from Erfurt at 08: 54. The last train leaves from Erfurt at 23: 38. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Erfurt to Vienna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase Erfurt Vienna train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Erfurt to Vienna is on average £41 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Vienna from Erfurt available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Erfurt
Vienna
The major railway station for departures from Erfurt is Erfurt Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Erfurt Hbf for your trip between Erfurt and Vienna.