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Train Information from Vienna to Erlangen

distanceDistance262 miles (422 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Vienna to Erlangen cover the 262 miles (422 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 58 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 trip for as low as $41 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Erlangen.

Train companies

Train from Vienna to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn

Travel between Vienna and Erlangen from $41 (€33) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Vienna to Erlangen are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services between Vienna and Erlangen to cover the 262 miles (422 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from Vienna to Erlangen on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey between Vienna and Erlangen with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna to Erlangen
Travel by train to Erlangen 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 Erlangen.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Erlangen, Germany if I'm coming from Vienna, Austria by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Austria?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Erlangen, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Vienna and Erlangen before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Erlangen to Vienna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany?

Reentry to 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 Erlangen?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Vienna, Austria?

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

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

Last checked on 10/17/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Vienna from Erlangen here.

How much do cheap trains between Vienna and Erlangen cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Vienna to Erlangen trains for as little as $41 (€33)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Vienna to Erlangen?
The train price to Erlangen from Vienna is on average $44 (€35)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Erlangen from Vienna by train?
The distance between Vienna and Erlangen by train is approximately 262 miles (422 km).
What is the Vienna to Erlangen train travel time?
The train time between Vienna and Erlangen is on average 5 h 58 min  for the 262 miles (422 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Vienna and Erlangen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Vienna to Erlangen, which train station in Vienna do I depart from and which train station in Erlangen do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof   and arriving in Erlangen.

Where is the train station in Vienna to go to Erlangen? Where is the train station in Erlangen located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Erlangen and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Erlangen.

What train providers offer a service between Vienna and Erlangen?
If you're looking for trains from Vienna to Erlangen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE to get you to Erlangen. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Vienna to Erlangen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Vienna to Erlangen a day?
The average number of trains departing Vienna for Erlangen is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Vienna to Erlangen? When is the last train from Vienna to Erlangen?
You can take the earliest train from Vienna to Erlangen at 5: 15 PM   or take the last train from Vienna to Erlangen leaving at 9: 27 PM. Look for the latest Vienna to Erlangen train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I buy the Vienna to Erlangen train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Vienna to Erlangen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $44 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Vienna and Erlangen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Erlangen
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 from Vienna to Erlangen.