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There are 11 ways to get from Erfurt to Vienna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$123 - $191

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Bus FlixBus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N66

$38 - $69

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Erfurt to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

$47 - $65

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Vienna 446 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE

$108 - $257

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Vienna (VIE) LEJ - VIE

$136 - $347

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE

$139 - $347

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Vienna (VIE) TXL - VIE

$120 - $252

Train, train to Prague, fly  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE

$174 - $395

Train, train to Hannover, fly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Fulda
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Hannover Hbf
  3. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Vienna (VIE) HAJ - VIE

$151 - $374

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE) MUC - VIE

$165 - $453

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Vienna is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Vienna is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 230€ and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erfurt to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Erfurt Hbf and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Leipzig, Leipzig central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erfurt to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Erfurt Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Erfurt and Vienna is 493 km. The road distance is 713.7 km.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Erfurt to Vienna, including transfers.

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Erfurt to Vienna bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Erfurt Hbf station.

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Erfurt to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Erfurt Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Vienna is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Erfurt to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 308 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Erfurt, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Erfurt to Vienna via Nürnberg Hbf in around 6h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erfurt to Vienna via Leipzig and Leipzig, Leipzig central station in around 10h 11m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Erfurt to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Erfurt to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Erfurt to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erfurt to Vienna is 714 km. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Erfurt to Vienna.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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