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Travel Information between Bern and Erfurt

distanceDistance321 miles (518 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€19) • 6 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train to travel 321 miles (518 km) between Bern and Erfurt. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Bern to Erfurt.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Bern, Switzerland and Erfurt, Germany allowed?

Travel between Bern, Switzerland and Erfurt, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Erfurt from Bern?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Erfurt, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 5/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Bern to Erfurt.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Erfurt, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Bern, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Bern, Switzerland was last verified on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bern from Erfurt.

How do I go from Bern to Erfurt?

You can go from Bern to Erfurt by train.

What is the fastest way from Bern to Erfurt?

A train is the fastest way to get to Erfurt from Bern with an average travel time for this route around 6 h 22 min.

What is the distance between Bern and Erfurt?

The distance is approximately 321 miles (518 km) from Bern to Erfurt.

How many services a day are there between Bern and Erfurt?

The average frequency per day from Bern to Erfurt is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bern and Erfurt as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Erfurt from Bern, where do I depart from Bern and where do I arrive in Erfurt?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bern to Erfurt:

  • Trains from Bern to Erfurt most often leave from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bern to Erfurt?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Bern to Erfurt:

  • You can travel by train to Erfurt from Bern with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Bern to Erfurt tickets for $21 (€19) on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bern to Erfurt ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Bern to Erfurt don't make Erfurt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Erfurt are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Erfurt to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Bern and Erfurt online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Bern to Erfurt, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket is costing on average $21 (€19) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bern to Erfurt tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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