How to get from Zurich to Erfurt

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Travel Information to Erfurt from Zurich

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £45 • 6 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 273 miles (440 km) by train to Erfurt from Zurich. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Erfurt.

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International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Erfurt, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Erfurt if travelling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Erfurt, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Erfurt from Zurich.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Erfurt restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Erfurt?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 25/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Erfurt closer to your date of departure here.

Travel Zurich to Erfurt by train.

A train is the fastest way to get from Zurich to Erfurt with an average travel time for this journey around 6 h 59 min.

The distance from Zurich to Erfurt is approximately 273 miles (440 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Erfurt is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Erfurt:

  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Zurich to Erfurt depart from Zürich HB to Erfurt Hbf.

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

  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Erfurt by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Erfurt for £45.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Erfurt often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Erfurt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Erfurt and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Zurich to Erfurt, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £45 one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Erfurt tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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