How to get from Prague to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Prague to Erfurt is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||161 miles (259 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$24 - $55|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $24 (€21) • 6 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $55 (€47) • 6 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||City Lines or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus or train to travel 161 miles (259 km) between Prague and Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are City Lines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Erfurt.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Prague to Erfurt travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
You can get to Erfurt from Prague 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Erfurt from Prague is by taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€21).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Prague to Erfurt:
Taking a train costs $30 (€26) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $55 (€47) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Erfurt from Prague is by bus, which takes on average 6 h 30 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Train takes 6 h 35 min on average.
The Prague to Erfurt distance is around 161 miles (259 km).
The average frequency per day from Prague to Erfurt is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Prague to Erfurt as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Prague to Erfurt:
The following travel companies offer services from Prague to Erfurt:
Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Erfurt with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Erfurt 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 trip.