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Train Information between Erfurt and Salzburg

distanceDistance237 miles (382 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Erfurt to Salzburg cover the 237 miles (382 km) long route taking on average 8 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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Trains from Erfurt to Salzburg
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I'm coming from Erfurt, Germany by train?

Travel between Erfurt, Germany and Salzburg, 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:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

All travelers 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 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Salzburg from Erfurt as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return train to Erfurt, Germany from Salzburg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Erfurt from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Erfurt from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains between Erfurt and Salzburg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Erfurt to Salzburg to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Salzburg from Erfurt on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $22 (€18)  for a train ticket from Erfurt to Salzburg.
What is the distance from Erfurt to Salzburg by train?
You should expect to travel around 237 miles (382 km)  between Erfurt and Salzburg by train.
What is the Erfurt to Salzburg train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 237 miles (382 km) to Salzburg from Erfurt can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Erfurt to Salzburg train journey time is on average 8 h 17 min.
What train station in Erfurt goes to Salzburg? What train station do I come into Salzburg from Erfurt?

Some of the Erfurt train stations to Salzburg you can start your journey from include Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Salzburg include Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Erfurt Hbf   and arriving in Salzburg Hbf.

Where do I find the Erfurt train station to Salzburg? Where is the Salzburg train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Erfurt Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Erfurt.

The most popular arrival train station, Salzburg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Salzburg.

Which train companies can get me from Erfurt to Salzburg?
For the route from Erfurt to Salzburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Erfurt and Salzburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Salzburg from Erfurt a day?
The average number of trains departing Erfurt for Salzburg is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Erfurt to Salzburg? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Erfurt to Salzburg at 3: 32 PM   or take the last train from Erfurt to Salzburg leaving at 11: 42 PM. Look for the latest Erfurt to Salzburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I buy Erfurt to Salzburg train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Erfurt to Salzburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€18) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Erfurt and Salzburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Erfurt
Salzburg
Erfurt Hbf is the most popular Erfurt railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Erfurt for your trip to Salzburg.