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There are 4 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) by train, bus or car

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Train via Nuremberg

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Hof Train Station to Erfurt Central Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Gößnitz to Erfurt Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF)
Czech Republic → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Erfurt Airport (ERF) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Erfurt Airport (ERF) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Erfurt Airport (ERF) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Germany.

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Last updated: 30 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) is to drive which costs 700 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 2h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) is to drive which takes 2h 20m and costs 700 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF). However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Erfurt, Flughafen / Airport via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Nuernberg Hbf and Anger, Gleis 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 58m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Erfurt Airport (ERF) is 158 km. The road distance is 249.7 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 5h 58m and costs 500 Kč - 2 400 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF), including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Karlovy Vary station.

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Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Erfurt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF).

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF).
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  • Distance: 158 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Erfurt Airport (ERF), Germany?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Erfurt Airport (ERF) via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Nuernberg Hbf, Erfurt Hbf, and Anger, Gleis 2 in around 5h 58m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€2 - €4
Business
€3 - €5
1st Class
€3 - €5
Train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€3 - €4
Business
€4 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €5
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Gößnitz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Bus operators
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Hof Train Station to Erfurt Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP

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