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from Erfurt to Vienna

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20 Oct
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22 Oct
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
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25 Oct
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26 Oct
£30Deutsche Bahn
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27 Oct
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
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31 Oct
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£33Flixbus
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1 Nov
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Travel Information to Vienna from Erfurt

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£44 - £44
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £44 • 6 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £44 • 6 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 305 miles (492 km) to Vienna from Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £44. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Erfurt to Vienna.

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FAQs
Does Austria have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Erfurt to Vienna?

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

Is international entry into Vienna from Erfurt restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Erfurt and Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Vienna, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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:

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

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 19/10/2021. 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 to Vienna from Erfurt. You can take a coach or train.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Erfurt to Vienna, which costs on average £44.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £44 from Erfurt to Vienna.

What is the quickest way from Erfurt to Vienna?

The fastest way from Erfurt to Vienna is by train with an average journey time of 6 h 14 min.

Other travel options between Erfurt and Vienna can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Vienna by coach can take on average 10 h 45 min.

What is the distance from Erfurt to Vienna?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Erfurt to Vienna?

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 to Vienna from Erfurt as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Erfurt and in Vienna?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Erfurt Hbf and tend to arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains from Erfurt to Vienna most often leave from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Erfurt to Vienna?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Erfurt to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Erfurt to Vienna tickets on Omio for £44.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Erfurt to Vienna tickets on Omio for £44.
Is there a way to travel directly from Erfurt to Vienna?

Yes, there are direct routes from Erfurt to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn with 6 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel to Vienna from Erfurt?
Many of our customers travelling from Erfurt to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Prague, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your Erfurt and Vienna trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to 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 to Vienna from Erfurt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £44 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £44 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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