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from Vienna to Erlangen

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May 27
$44Deutsche Bahn
May 28
$54Deutsche Bahn with connection
$262Austrian Airlines
May 29
$112Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Eurolines Germany
$262Air Dolomiti
May 30
$54Deutsche Bahn with connection
$262Austrian Airlines
May 31
$42ÖBB | InterCity
Jun 1
$54Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 2
$54Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 3
$34Deutsche Bahn
$20Eurolines Germany
$127Austrian Airlines
Jun 5
$44Deutsche Bahn
$175Austrian Airlines
Jun 6
$61Deutsche Bahn
$147Austrian Airlines
Jun 7
$60Deutsche Bahn
Jun 8
$38Deutsche Bahn
Jun 9
$45Deutsche Bahn
Jun 10
$43Deutsche Bahn
$142Air Baltic
Jun 11
$44Deutsche Bahn
$175Austrian Airlines
Jun 12
$81ÖBB | ICE
$214Austrian Airlines
Jun 13
$42ÖBB | InterCity
$175Austrian Airlines

Travel Information to Erlangen from Vienna

distanceDistance262 miles (422 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $228
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€28) • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $228 (€204) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 262 miles (422 km) by bus, flight or train between Vienna and Erlangen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Erlangen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Erlangen

Travel to Erlangen 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 Erlangen.

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Vienna and Erlangen?

International travel from Vienna, Austria to Erlangen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Erlangen if traveling from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What measures do I need to follow in Erlangen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/24/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Erlangen from Vienna.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Vienna, Austria from Erlangen, Germany?

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 5/23/22. 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 Vienna from Erlangen.

How do I get from Vienna to Erlangen?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Erlangen. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Erlangen?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Erlangen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€28) compared to other travel options to Erlangen:

Taking a bus is usually $196 (€176) less than taking a flight to Erlangen, which costs on average $228 (€204) for the same trip.

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Vienna to Erlangen costing on average $37 (€33).

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Erlangen?

The fastest way from Vienna to Erlangen is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Erlangen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Erlangen by train can take on average 5 h 26 min.

What is the distance between Vienna and Erlangen?

The distance is approximately 262 miles (422 km) from Vienna to Erlangen.

How many services a day are there between Vienna and Erlangen?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Erlangen is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Vienna and Erlangen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Erlangen?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Erlangen at Erlangen, Busbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly leave from Wien Westbahnhof and tend to arrive in Erlangen.

Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to Erlangen?

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

  • You can take a bus from Vienna to Erlangen with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€28) with Union Ivkoni International from Vienna to Erlangen.
  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Erlangen with Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $228 (€204) with Austrian Airlines from Vienna to Erlangen.
  • You can travel by train from Vienna to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Erlangen tickets for $37 (€33) on Omio.

Can I find a direct route from Vienna to Erlangen?

Yes, there are direct services available from Vienna to Erlangen with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 1 direct train per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | InterCity.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Erlangen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Vienna to Erlangen.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Vienna and Erlangen ends?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Vienna to Erlangen online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Vienna to Erlangen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $31 (€28) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $228 (€204) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $37 (€33) one way.

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