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Travel Information from Prague to Erfurt

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 7 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€23) • 5 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 161 miles (259 km) to Erfurt from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Prague to Erfurt.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Erfurt, Germany if I’m coming from Prague, Czechia?

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Erfurt, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Erfurt from Prague restricted?

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

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

  • 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 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 12/6/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Prague and Erfurt closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Prague, Czechia from Erfurt, Germany?

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 11/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Erfurt.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Erfurt?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Prague to Erfurt. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Prague and Erfurt?

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Erfurt is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€20) compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Prague to Erfurt costing on average $27 (€23).

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

The quickest way to travel between Prague and Erfurt is by train, which takes on average 5 h 28 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 7 h 25 min.

How many miles from Prague to Erfurt would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Erfurt?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Erfurt is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Erfurt Hbf.
  • Most travelers board their train from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Prague to Erfurt?

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

  • You can take a bus from Prague to Erfurt with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€20) 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 $27 (€23) with Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Erfurt on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Erfurt from Prague?

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

  • You can book a direct train with.

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 journey.

Where should I go next after I travel from Prague to Erfurt?
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 Munich. 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!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Prague to Erfurt online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $27 (€23) one way on average.

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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