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from Erfurt to Salzburg

You can get from Erfurt to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Erfurt to Salzburg on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:32AMErfurt Hbf5h10 12:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:31PMErfurt Hbf8h58 06:29AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:31AMErfurt Hbf5h11 11:42AMSalzburg Hbf
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09:47AMErfurt Hbf4h12 01:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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07:32PMErfurt Hbf5h05 12:37AMSalzburg Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn

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Oct 26
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
Oct 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
Oct 31
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel Information from Erfurt to Salzburg

distanceDistance237 miles (382 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Take a train to travel 237 miles (382 km) between Erfurt and Salzburg. Deutsche Bahn with connection is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Erfurt to Salzburg.

Travel Tips

Travel from Erfurt to Salzburg
Travel to Salzburg 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 Erfurt to Salzburg.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Erfurt, Germany?

Travel between Erfurt, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/24/21. 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 to Salzburg from Erfurt.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Erfurt, Germany from Salzburg, Austria due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Erfurt, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Erfurt from Salzburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Erfurt from Salzburg?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/24/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Erfurt from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Salzburg from Erfurt?

You can get from Erfurt to Salzburg by train.

What is the quickest way from Erfurt to Salzburg?

Going by train is the quickest way from Erfurt to Salzburg with an average travel time of 4 h 30 min.

How far is it from Erfurt to Salzburg?

You should expect to travel around 237 miles (382 km) between Erfurt and Salzburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Salzburg is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Salzburg from Erfurt, what are the departure and arrival points in Erfurt and Salzburg?

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

  • Trains from Erfurt to Salzburg most often leave from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Erfurt to Salzburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Erfurt to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Salzburg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Erfurt to Salzburg for $29 (€24).
Can I travel directly from Erfurt to Salzburg?

Yes, there is a direct service from Erfurt to Salzburg:

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Salzburg with.

Direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where should I go next after I travel between Erfurt and Salzburg?
Many of our customers traveling from Erfurt to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Salzburg are Vienna, Munich or Prague, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Salzburg from Erfurt online to get the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€24) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Erfurt to Salzburg 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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