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from Prague to Erfurt

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

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Erfurt on Aug 1 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:26PMPraha, hlavní nádraží4h49 08:15PMErfurt Hbf
2 changes
$691One-way
Cheapest
06:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží9h03 03:50AMErfurt Hbf
4 changes
$381One-way
Other options
02:37PMPraha Nadrazi Holesovice 4h51 07:28PMErfurt Hbf
2 changes
$691One-way
10:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží5h02 03:28PMErfurt Hbf
2 changes
$691One-way
08:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží5h02 01:28PMErfurt Hbf
2 changes
$691One-way

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Sat
Jul 31
$50Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
Sun
Aug 1
$38Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Mon
Aug 2
$29Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Thu
Aug 5
$29Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Fri
Aug 6
$31Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information between Prague and Erfurt

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€23) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€23) • 10 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 161 miles (259 km) by bus or train to Erfurt from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Prague to Erfurt.

Travel Tips

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

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Erfurt, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 7/30/21. 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 from Prague to Erfurt.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Prague, Czechia from Erfurt, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Prague, Czechia from Erfurt, Germany?

Reentering Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Prague from Erfurt?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Czechia must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Prague from Erfurt here.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Erfurt?

There are 2 travel options from Prague to Erfurt: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Prague to Erfurt?

The cheapest way to go to Erfurt from Prague is by taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€23).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Erfurt:

A train is generally $7 (€5) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $35 (€28) from Prague to Erfurt.

What is the quickest way to get from Prague to Erfurt?

The quickest way to travel from Prague to Erfurt is by train, which takes on average 10 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Prague to Erfurt?

The distance is approximately 161 miles (259 km) from Prague to Erfurt.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Prague to Erfurt?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and tend to arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
  • Trains from Prague to Erfurt most often leave from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Prague to Erfurt?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Erfurt by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Prague to Erfurt for $35 (€28) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Erfurt by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Erfurt for $29 (€23) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Prague and Erfurt?
Omio customers who travel from Prague to Erfurt often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Erfurt and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets from Prague to Erfurt online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Prague to Erfurt, 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 $35 (€28) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $29 (€23) one way on average for this trip.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Erfurt
Prag, Busbhf. Florenc
Amenities
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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