The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Vienna to Erlangen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
5 h 26 m
6 h 15 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Vienna for Erlangen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||262 miles (422 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||$59 (€52)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | ICE, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Vienna to Erlangen cover the 262 miles (422 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 24 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $59 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $47 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Erlangen.
For as little as $47 (€41) you can travel by train between Vienna and Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Erlangen from Vienna by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Vienna to Erlangen with ÖBB! As an official travel partner of ÖBB, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from ÖBB, compare the best routes between Vienna and Erlangen as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Vienna to Erlangen train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Vienna and Erlangen on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 262 miles (422 km) trip between Vienna and Erlangen with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB.
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 from Vienna to Erlangen. 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Erlangen train information:
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Erlangen, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Vienna to Erlangen before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Erlangen is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Erlangen closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few train stations in Vienna to start your route from including Wien Westbahnhof and Wien Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof. In Erlangen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Erlangen.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.4 miles (7.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Erlangen and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Erlangen.
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