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from Vienna to Erfurt

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Erfurt on Jan 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 09:26PMErfurt Hbf
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 09:26PMErfurt Hbf
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 07:26PMErfurt Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h11 05:26PMErfurt Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h09 04:24PMErfurt Hbf
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Jan 29
$71Deutsche Bahn
Jan 31
$45Deutsche Bahn
Feb 1
$45Deutsche Bahn
Feb 3
$47Deutsche Bahn
Feb 4
$45Deutsche Bahn
Feb 5
$45Deutsche Bahn
Feb 8
$45Deutsche Bahn
Feb 9
$45Deutsche Bahn
Feb 10
$45Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Vienna to Erfurt

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $46 (€38) • 5 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $46 (€38) • 5 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 305 miles (492 km) from Vienna to Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Erfurt

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 Vienna to Erfurt.

What are the ways to get from Vienna to Erfurt?

There are 2 ways to travel between Vienna and Erfurt including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Erfurt?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Erfurt is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $46 (€38) compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A train is $22 (€18) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Vienna to Erfurt costing on average $68 (€56).

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Erfurt?

The quickest way to travel from Vienna to Erfurt is by train, which takes on average 5 h 48 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 11 h 45 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to Erfurt?

Erfurt is approximately 305 miles (492 km) away from Vienna.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Erfurt is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

When traveling to Erfurt from Vienna, what are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and Erfurt?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Vienna to Erfurt depart from Wien Westbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf.

Who can get me from Vienna to Erfurt?

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

  • You can take a bus from Vienna to Erfurt with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $68 (€56) with Flixbus from Vienna to Erfurt.
  • You can travel by train to Erfurt from Vienna with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Erfurt tickets for $46 (€38) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Vienna to Erfurt?

Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Erfurt don't make Erfurt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Erfurt are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Erfurt to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets from Vienna to Erfurt online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Vienna 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 journey costs on average $68 (€56) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $46 (€38) one way.

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

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