Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for Jan 17

Cheapest

$68

Average

$118

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.

The average ticket from Vienna to Erfurt will cost around $ 118 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 68.

Cheapest
01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 07:26PMErfurt Hbf
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$681One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:51AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h35 01:26PMErfurt Hbf
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$971One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h46 06:01PMErfurt Hbf
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$971One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h09 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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$971One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 03:26PMErfurt Hbf
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$971One-way

Train schedule from Vienna to Erfurt

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04:55AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h29 12:24PMErfurt Hbf
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05:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h54 12:24PMErfurt Hbf
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06:51AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h35 01:26PMErfurt Hbf
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06:51AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h35 01:26PMErfurt Hbf
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07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h39 02:09PMErfurt Hbf
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07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h39 02:09PMErfurt Hbf
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09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 03:26PMErfurt Hbf
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09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 03:26PMErfurt Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h46 06:01PMErfurt Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h46 06:01PMErfurt Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h09 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h09 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 05:26PMErfurt Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 05:26PMErfurt Hbf
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 07:26PMErfurt Hbf
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 07:26PMErfurt Hbf
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 09:26PMErfurt Hbf
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 09:26PMErfurt Hbf
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07:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h40 04:55AMErfurt Hbf
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08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h11 07:24AMErfurt Hbf
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11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h59 09:26AMErfurt Hbf
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Fastest train times from Vienna to Erfurt

Showing times and prices for Jan 17

Fastest Journey

6 h 9 m

Average

7 h 5 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

493 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Vienna for Erfurt every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 493 km distance in an average of 7 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 9 m .

The slowest trains will take 11 h 11 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h09 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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$971One-way
Fastest
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h09 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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$1091One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 03:26PMErfurt Hbf
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$1091One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 07:26PMErfurt Hbf
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$681One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 05:26PMErfurt Hbf
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$1091One-way

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Erfurt

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€55)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Vienna to Erfurt cover the 305 miles (492 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $46 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€55). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Erfurt trains

Find the best trains to Erfurt from Vienna with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $46 (€38). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 Vienna to Erfurt train.

  • Average Price: $46

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Erfurt from Vienna:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Vienna to Erfurt

Travel by train to Erfurt easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Erfurt.
FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Erfurt, Germany?

Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Erfurt, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Erfurt from Vienna 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 Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 1/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Erfurt from Vienna closer to your date of departure here

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

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/13/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Erfurt.

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

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Vienna to Erfurt trains for as little as $46 (€38)  in the next 7 days.

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

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $67 (€55)  for a train ticket to Erfurt from Vienna.

How far is Erfurt from Vienna by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Vienna and Erfurt by train to be approximately 305 miles (492 km).

How long is the train ride from Vienna to Erfurt?

While the time it takes to travel 305 miles (492 km) from Vienna to Erfurt can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Vienna to Erfurt train journey time is on average 6 h 35 min.

What train station in Vienna goes to Erfurt? What train station do I come into Erfurt from Vienna?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Vienna located? Where is the arrival train station in Erfurt located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 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.

Which train providers can take me from Vienna to Erfurt?

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

Are there any nonstop train services from Vienna to Erfurt?

Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Vienna to Erfurt. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

How many trains are there between Vienna and Erfurt a day?

The average number of trains departing Vienna for Erfurt is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

You can take the first train from Vienna to Erfurt at 12: 15 PM. The last train from Vienna to Erfurt that you can take departs at 6: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Erfurt schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Vienna and Erfurt for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Vienna and Erfurt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $67 (€55) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Vienna to Erfurt a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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