You can get from Zurich to Erfurt by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$34 - $42|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $34 (€27) • 8 h 44 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $34 (€27) • 8 h 44 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 273 miles (440 km) by bus or train between Zurich and Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Erfurt.
International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Erfurt, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21; 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 between Zurich and Erfurt.
The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 9/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Erfurt closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between Zurich and Erfurt. You can take a bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Erfurt is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€27) compared to other travel options to Erfurt:
A train is generally $9 (€7) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $42 (€34) from Zurich to Erfurt.
The fastest way to get to Erfurt from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 8 h 44 min.
Other travel options to Erfurt can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 15 min of travel time.
The distance from Zurich to Erfurt is approximately 273 miles (440 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Erfurt is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Erfurt from Zurich 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 when traveling from Zurich to Erfurt:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Erfurt, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Zurich to Erfurt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Zurich to Erfurt online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.