How to travel from Prague to Erfurt

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from Prague to Erfurt

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

Our recommendation
train

To get from Prague to Erfurt on Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:26PMPrague6h33 12:59AMErfurt Hbf
1 transfer
481One-way
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06:26PMPrague6h33 12:59AMErfurt Hbf
1 transfer
481One-way
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07:00AMPraha, ÚAN Florenc5h45 12:45PMErfurt, Hauptbahnhof
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02:45PMPrague6h44 09:29PMErfurt Hbf
4 transfers
551One-way
08:43AMPrague7h19 04:02PMErfurt Hbf
3 transfers
551One-way

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Travel Information between Prague and Erfurt

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $57
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 11 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $57 (€50) • 7 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 161 miles (259 km) from Prague to Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Prague to Erfurt.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Erfurt 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 Prague to Erfurt.
FAQs

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Erfurt, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Erfurt from Prague restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Erfurt, Germany from Prague?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Erfurt from Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Prague to Erfurt including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Prague to Erfurt is by taking a train with an average price of $34 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

Taking a train is about $23 (€20) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€50) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel to Erfurt from Prague is by bus, which takes on average 7 h 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 11 h 15 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Erfurt is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Trains mostly depart from Prague and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Prague to Erfurt:

  • You can travel from Prague to Erfurt by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $57 (€50) with Flixbus from Prague to Erfurt.
  • You can go to Erfurt from Prague by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $34 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Erfurt on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Prague to Erfurt often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Leipzig. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Prague and Erfurt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Erfurt and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Prague to Erfurt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $57 (€50) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $34 (€30) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Prague to Erfurt online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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