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from Erfurt to Vienna

You can get from Erfurt to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Erfurt to Vienna on 18 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:54Erfurt Hbf5h51 17:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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22:17Erfurt Hbf12h13 10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:31Erfurt Hbf6h14 16:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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12:31Erfurt Hbf6h14 18:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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14:31Erfurt Hbf6h14 20:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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18 May
£71Deutsche Bahn
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19 May
£36Deutsche Bahn
20 May
£44Deutsche Bahn
21 May
£50Deutsche Bahn
22 May
£68Deutsche Bahn
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23 May
£59Deutsche Bahn
24 May
£42Deutsche Bahn
25 May
£68Deutsche Bahn
26 May
£79Deutsche Bahn
27 May
£69Deutsche Bahn
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29 May
£47Deutsche Bahn
30 May
£59Deutsche Bahn
1 Jun
£33Deutsche Bahn
2 Jun
£33Deutsche Bahn
5 Jun
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
6 Jun
£33Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information to Vienna from Erfurt

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 12 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 5 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 305 miles (492 km) by coach or train from Erfurt to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Erfurt to Vienna.

Travel Tips: Travel from Erfurt to Vienna

Travel to Vienna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Erfurt to Vienna.

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Vienna, Austria from Erfurt, Germany?

Travel from Erfurt, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Vienna from Erfurt restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna, Austria from Erfurt?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Erfurt to Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Erfurt, Germany from Vienna, Austria due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Erfurt, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Erfurt, Germany was last verified on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Erfurt from Vienna.

What are my Erfurt to Vienna travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Erfurt and Vienna. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Erfurt to Vienna?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Vienna. Tickets for a coach cost on average £31.

This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A coach is generally £3 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £33 from Erfurt to Vienna.

What is the fastest way from Erfurt to Vienna?

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Erfurt is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 51 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 45 min.

How far is Vienna from Erfurt?

The Erfurt to Vienna distance is approximately 305 miles (492 km).

How many services a day are there to Vienna from Erfurt?

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Vienna is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Erfurt and Vienna as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Erfurt to Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Erfurt to Vienna:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz and tend to arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains most often depart from Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Erfurt to Vienna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Erfurt to Vienna:

  • You can take a coach from Erfurt to Vienna with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with Flixbus from Erfurt to Vienna.
  • You can go to Vienna from Erfurt by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £33 with Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Vienna on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Vienna from Erfurt?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Erfurt to Vienna often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Erfurt and Vienna itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Vienna and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Erfurt to Vienna ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Erfurt to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £31 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £33 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Erfurt and Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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