There are 10 ways to get from Erfurt to Vienna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$129 - $193

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Bus  •  18 h

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

$48 - $67

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Train, bus  •  9 h 33 min

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

$61 - $98

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Vienna 446 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  5 h 18 min

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

$109 - $259

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5 h 32 min

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

$136 - $348

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 31 min

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

$140 - $348

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5 h 51 min

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

$116 - $246

Train, train to Prague, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE

$170 - $393

Train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 58 min

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

$172 - $453

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

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Vienna is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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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 6 h 35 min.

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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 6 h 35 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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

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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 6 h 35 min and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 18 h.

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

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

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

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

You can take a train from Erfurt to Vienna via Nürnberg Hbf in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erfurt to Vienna via Urbicher Kreuz, Erfurt, Praha ÚAN Florenc, and Prague, ÚAN Florenc in around 18 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
7 h 50 min
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
11 h
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.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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