How to travel from Vienna to Erfurt

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Travel Information from Vienna to Erfurt

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$33 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€29) • 10 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $128 (€111) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 305 miles (492 km) to Erfurt from Vienna. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Erfurt.

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from Vienna to Erfurt

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Vienna to Erfurt is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:25PM11h05
Vienna
10:30AMErfurt
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
12:20AM25h55
Vienna
02:15AMErfurt
$941One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Austrian Airlines
07:00AM5h26
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
12:26PMErfurt Hbf
$11241One-way
2 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
11:13AM5h56
Vienna Hbf
05:09PMErfurt Hbf
$1751One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
03:13PM5h56
Vienna Hbf
09:09PMErfurt Hbf
$1751One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
01:13PM5h56
Vienna Hbf
07:09PMErfurt Hbf
$2001One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:35PM11h43
Vienna
09:18AMErfurt Hbf
$1201One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
08:30AM12h05
Vienna
08:35PMErfurt
$1351One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
05:55PM15h50
Vienna
09:45AMErfurt
$1281One-way
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
06:00AM6h26
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
12:26PMErfurt Hbf
$11111One-way
2 transfers
Austrian Airlines
06:00AM5h38
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
11:38AMErfurt Hbf
$11241One-way
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
06:00AM6h26
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
12:26PMErfurt Hbf
$11241One-way
2 transfers

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Travel on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and FlixBus travel from Vienna to Erfurt at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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 Vienna to Erfurt travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus 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 even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class or Business Class for your next travel to Erfurt from Vienna.

        FAQs: Travel from Vienna to Erfurt

        FAQs: 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.
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        There are 3 options to travel from Vienna to Erfurt including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Erfurt from Vienna is a bus with an average price of $33 (€29).

        This is compared to other travel options from Vienna to Erfurt:

        A bus is $95 (€82) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Vienna to Erfurt costing on average $128 (€111).

        A bus is $29 (€25) less than a train with an average ticket price of $62 (€54) from Vienna to Erfurt.

        The fastest way from Vienna to Erfurt is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Erfurt that take longer:

        Bus takes 10 h 45 min on average.

        Train takes 5 h 49 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 305 miles (492 km) from Vienna to Erfurt.

        The average frequency per day from Vienna to Erfurt is:

        • Around 2 buses per day.
        • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, Central Station Südtiroler Platz and tend to arrive in Erfurt Hbf.
        • Flights from Vienna to Erfurt most often leave from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Erfurt-Weimar Airport.
        • Trains mostly depart from Vienna Hbf and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

        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 or BlaBlaCar. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€29) with FlixBus from Vienna to Erfurt.
        • You can travel from Vienna to Erfurt by flight with Austrian Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $128 (€111) with Austrian Airlines from Vienna to Erfurt.
        • You can go to Erfurt from Vienna by train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Sylt Shuttle Plus, EuroNight or ÖBB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $62 (€54) with ÖBB | ICE from Vienna to Erfurt on Omio.

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

        • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE.

        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.

        Your trip from Vienna to Erfurt doesn't have to end in Erfurt. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig, Paris or Munich to your Vienna to Erfurt tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Erfurt today!

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