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To get from Prague to Vienna on Dec 2 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Wed
Dec 1
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
289Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 2
14RegioJet a.s.
14Eurolines Germany
233Austrian Airlines
Fri
Dec 3
15RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
202Austrian Airlines
Sat
Dec 4
12RegioJet a.s.
14Eurolines Germany
202Austrian Airlines
Sun
Dec 5
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
214Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 6
12RegioJet a.s.
14Eurolines Germany
171Austrian Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
12RegioJet a.s.
12Eurolines Germany
212Swiss
Wed
Dec 8
5RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
171Austrian Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
171Austrian Airlines
Fri
Dec 10
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
170Austrian Airlines
Sat
Dec 11
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
144Austrian Airlines
Sun
Dec 12
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
214Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Dec 13
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
144Austrian Airlines
Tue
Dec 14
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
171Austrian Airlines
Wed
Dec 15
12RegioJet a.s.
15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
170Austrian Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
14RegioJet a.s.
15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
171Austrian Airlines
Fri
Dec 17
15RegioJet a.s.
17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
171Austrian Airlines
Sat
Dec 18
14RegioJet a.s.
17Flixbus
144Austrian Airlines
Sun
Dec 19
15RegioJet a.s.
17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
214Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Dec 20
12RegioJet a.s.
15Flixbus
144Austrian Airlines
Tue
Dec 21
12RegioJet a.s.
15Flixbus
171Austrian Airlines

Travel Information between Prague and Vienna

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€10 - €204
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €10 • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €204 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines, ArdaTur or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 156 miles (252 km) by flight, coach or train between Prague and Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Austrian Airlines, ArdaTur or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Prague to Vienna.

How to Travel from Prague to Vienna

The route from Prague to Vienna is well-served by bus, train, and plane. Traveling by plane may take just under 1 hour. Buses tend to be the cheapest option. For those that prefer to travel overnight, there is a convenient night train service that operates every day of the week.

Prague to Vienna Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

By Bus

€21

3:55 h

1 Week Ahead

By Train

€32

3:59 h

2 Weeks Ahead

By Plane

€134

0:45 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Prague to Vienna?

Cheapest way to travel from Prague to Vienna

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Vienna. Buses travelling from Prague to Vienna depart from Prague's Hlavní Nádraží bus station and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at either Vienna's Stadion Center or Stadion Erdberg bus station. Over 30 buses travel from Prague to Vienna every day, with the earliest departing at 3:15 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Prague to Vienna include Infobus, Flixbus, Eurolines and Regiojet.


Fastest way to travel from Prague to Vienna

Flying is the fastest way to travel from Prague to Vienna. With only 45 minutes of flight time, taking a flight is at least 3 hours faster than taking the train or bus. However, when travel to and from Prague and Vienna's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight takes nearly the same amount of time as the train or bus. Flights traveling from Prague to Vienna depart from Prague's Václav Havel Airport and arrive at Vienna International Airport. Austrian Airlines fly directly from Prague to Vienna at least 5 times per day.


Most popular way to travel from Prague to Vienna

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Prague to Vienna. Considering that buses, trains, and flights all require approximately the same amount of time to travel from Prague to Vienna, most travellers choose to save money by taking the bus. However, taking the train is also a popular option for travellers who prefer extra space on the journey.


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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Prague, Czechia to Vienna, Austria?

International travel from Prague, Czechia to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Czechia?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if travelling from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Prague and Vienna.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Prague, Czechia from Vienna, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Prague from Vienna restricted?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Prague from Vienna?

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Prague to Vienna?

There are 3 travel options from Prague to Vienna: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Vienna from Prague?

The cheapest way from Prague to Vienna is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €10 compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A coach is generally €194 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average €204 from Prague to Vienna.

A coach journey is usually €2 less than a journey to Vienna by train, which costs on average €12 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Prague to Vienna?

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Vienna by coach can take on average 4 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 27 min   of travel time.

How far is Vienna from Prague?

The distance from Prague to Vienna is approximately 156 miles (252 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Vienna is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Prague and Vienna as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Prague to Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Prague to Vienna:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Prague to Vienna depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Prague to Vienna depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín to Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Vienna?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Austrian Airlines can get you to Vienna by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Austrian Airlines from Prague to Vienna for €204 on Omio.
  • Travel with ArdaTur to go to Vienna by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ArdaTur Prague to Vienna tickets on Omio for €10.
  • RegioJet a. S. Can get you to Vienna by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Vienna for €12 on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Vienna from Prague?

Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to Vienna with Austrian Airlines.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Vienna with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, ArdaTur, TouristService, Tourist Service or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Vienna with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S. With around 10 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Vienna from Prague?
Omio customers who travel from Prague to Vienna often also extend their holiday to go to Budapest, Munich or Bratislava. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Vienna from Prague online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Vienna from Prague, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost €204 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average €10 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average €12 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Prague to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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