The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 21 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Erfurt for Salzburg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||237 miles (382 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$58 (€53)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Erfurt to Salzburg cover the 237 miles (382 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
You can travel by train between Erfurt and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $47 (€43). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Erfurt and Salzburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Erfurt to Salzburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Erfurt, Germany and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Erfurt and Salzburg as this information can change.
Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Erfurt from Salzburg.
When departing from Erfurt, you have various train station options to start your route from including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.
Omio customers book a train from Erfurt Hbf to Salzburg Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Erfurt Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Salzburg most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city center.
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