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Overview: Train from Prague to Erfurt

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Prague to Erfurt cover the 161 miles (259 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 33 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $27 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Erfurt trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Prague and Erfurt from $27 (€23). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Prague to Erfurt train.

  • Average Price: $27

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Prague to Erfurt are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Prague to Erfurt

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Prague and Erfurt?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Erfurt, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Czechia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Prague to Erfurt as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Prague, Czechia from Erfurt, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Czechia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Prague from Erfurt?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Erfurt?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Prague from Erfurt.

How much does a cheap train to Erfurt from Prague cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Prague and Erfurt for as low as $27 (€23)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Prague and Erfurt on average?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Prague to Erfurt train price to come in at an average of $27 (€23)  one way.

How far is Erfurt from Prague by train?

The Prague to Erfurt train distance is approximately 161 miles (259 km).

How long is the train between Prague and Erfurt?

On average the Prague to Erfurt train time is 7 h 33 min  covering the 161 miles (259 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Prague to Erfurt depart from? Which Erfurt train station do I come into from Prague?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Where is the train station in Prague to go to Erfurt? Where is the train station in Erfurt located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Prague, Praha, Zličín and need to travel around 6.2 miles (10 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Erfurt most often arrive at Erfurt Hbf and need to travel around 0.5 miles (792 m) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Prague to Erfurt?

If you're looking for trains from Prague to Erfurt, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Erfurt. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Prague to Erfurt journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What are the first and last departure train times from Prague to Erfurt?

The earliest train departing from Prague to Erfurt leaves at 5: 25 AM. The last train departing from Prague to Erfurt leaves at 10: 26 PM. You can find the latest Prague to Erfurt train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets to Erfurt from Prague to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Prague to Erfurt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€23) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Prague to Erfurt are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Erfurt
The major railway station for departures from Prague is Prague, Praha, Zličín. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Prague, Praha, Zličín for your journey to Erfurt from Prague.