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The cheapest trains

from Vienna
to Prague

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

29

Average

64

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Vienna to Prague will cost around € 64 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 29.

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14:10Vienna Central Station3h57 18:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
1 change
29 1One-way
2nd Cheapest
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09:10Vienna Central Station4h20 13:30Praha-Libeň, nádraží
1 change
68 1One-way
2nd Cheapest
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13:10Vienna Central Station4h20 17:30Praha-Libeň, nádraží
1 change
68 1One-way
2nd Cheapest
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11:10Vienna Central Station3h57 15:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
0 changes
68 1One-way
2nd Cheapest
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11:10Vienna Central Station4h20 15:30Praha-Libeň, nádraží
1 change
68 1One-way

Train Times

Vienna to Prague

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08:10Vienna Central Station4h47 12:57Praha-Libeň, nádraží
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08:10Vienna Central Station3h57 12:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
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09:10Vienna Central Station4h20 13:30Praha-Libeň, nádraží
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09:10Vienna Central Station3h57 13:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
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11:10Vienna Central Station3h57 15:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
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11:10Vienna Central Station4h20 15:30Praha-Libeň, nádraží
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13:10Vienna Central Station4h20 17:30Praha-Libeň, nádraží
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13:10Vienna Central Station3h57 17:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
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14:10Vienna Central Station3h57 18:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
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15:10Vienna Central Station3h57 19:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Sep 22
35 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
15 Flixbus
90 Eurowings
Mon
Sep 23
29 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
11 Flixbus
80 Eurowings
Tue
Sep 24
29 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
90 Eurowings
Wed
Sep 25
29 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
80 eagle atlantic airlines
Thu
Sep 26
29 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
90 eagle atlantic airlines
Fri
Sep 27
40 ÖBB | Railjet
11 Flixbus
80 eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Sep 28
29 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
9 Flixbus
97 Air France
Sun
Sep 29
35 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
120 eagle atlantic airlines
Mon
Sep 30
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
80 Eurowings
Tue
Oct 1
22 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
80 Eurowings
Wed
Oct 2
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
11 Flixbus
80 Eurowings
Thu
Oct 3
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
12 Flixbus
106 Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 4
45 ÖBB | Railjet
10 Flixbus
80 eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Oct 5
35 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
9 Flixbus
93 Air France
Sun
Oct 6
15 RegioJet
9 Flixbus
159 Austrian Airlines
Mon
Oct 7
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
80 eagle atlantic airlines
Tue
Oct 8
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
90 Eurowings
Wed
Oct 9
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
80 Eurowings
Thu
Oct 10
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
106 Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 11
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10 Flixbus
80 Germanwings
Sat
Oct 12
14 ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
9 Flixbus
90 KLM

The fastest trains

from Vienna
to Prague

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 57 m

Average

4 h 8 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

253 km

Of the 10 train that leave Vienna for Prague every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 253 km distance in an average of 4 h 8 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 57 m .

The slowest train will take 4 h 47 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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11:10Vienna Central Station3h57 15:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
0 changes
68 1One-way
Fastest
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15:10Vienna Central Station3h57 19:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
0 changes
68 1One-way
Fastest
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13:10Vienna Central Station3h57 17:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
0 changes
68 1One-way
Fastest
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14:10Vienna Central Station3h57 18:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
1 change
29 1One-way
Fastest
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08:10Vienna Central Station3h57 12:07Praha hl.n. Wilsonova (Bus)
1 change
68 1One-way

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Journey Summary

Vienna to Prague Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 5 minutes
Train Ticket Price:20
Trains depart from:Vienna
Trains arrive in:Prague
Distance:253 km
TrainTrain Companies:ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, RegioJet

Trains from Vienna to Prague

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. ÖBB offers 5-8 direct daily trains from Vienna to Prague, including an overnight service. The first train leaves Vienna in the early morning, with trains every two hours until the overnight departure late in the evening. Journey times between the two capitals are usually around four hours; however, the night service takes slightly longer.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Vienna to Prague trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 47% cheaper to book a Vienna to Prague train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Vienna to Prague train costs are 53% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Vienna

Trains from Vienna to Prague depart from Vienna's main station, Wien Hauptbahnhof, located on the south side of the city center. Public transport links to the center and tourist sites include the S-Bahn suburban railway and the U-Bahn Metro, both with stops at the main station. Tram routes 0 and 18 stop next to the main station entrance. Bus routes 13A, 69A, and N66 also serve the station, with stops by the station concourse and on Arsenalstrasse and Weyringergasse. Taxi ranks are located at the station and nearby on Favoritenstrasse.

Getting into Prague by Train

Prague remains one of the most romantic and atmospheric European capitals, thanks to a well-preserved medieval Old Town, a dramatic castle and attractive old bridges over the Vltava river. Prague's beer-halls, or pivnice, are a significant attraction, serving hearty Slavic fare and some of the best beer in Europe. Trains from Vienna to Prague arrive at the main railway station, Praha Hlavní Nádraží, located on the eastern side of the city center. Public transport options include the metro, offering routes around the city and a two-stop connection to Praha Holesowice station. Tram lines 9, 5 and 26 stop close to the main station entrance, providing connections to the old town. An express bus service links the station with Prague airport. There is a taxi stand by the entrance on Wilsonova.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Vienna
Prague
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Amenities

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