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Travel Information from Erfurt to Vienna

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $60 (€50) • 6 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $60 (€50) • 6 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 305 miles (492 km) from Erfurt to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Erfurt to Vienna.

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FAQs
Does Austria have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Erfurt to Vienna?

International travel from Erfurt, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if traveling from Erfurt?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Erfurt to Vienna.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Erfurt, Germany from Vienna, 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 Vienna 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 Vienna?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 12/3/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Erfurt from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Vienna from Erfurt?

You can travel from Erfurt to Vienna 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Erfurt to Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Vienna is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $60 (€50) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Vienna, which costs on average $60 (€50) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Erfurt to Vienna?

The quickest way to travel between Erfurt and Vienna is by train, which takes on average 6 h 14 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 45 min.

How far is it from Erfurt to Vienna?

The Erfurt to Vienna distance is around 305 miles (492 km).

How many services a day are there from Erfurt to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Vienna is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Erfurt to Vienna:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Erfurt to Vienna?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Vienna by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Erfurt to Vienna tickets on Omio for $60 (€50).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Vienna by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Vienna for $60 (€50) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Erfurt to Vienna?

Yes, there are direct routes from Erfurt to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 6 direct trains per day to take to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Vienna 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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Erfurt to Vienna?
Omio customers who travel from Erfurt to Vienna often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Erfurt to Vienna one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $60 (€50) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $60 (€50) one way on average for this route.

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