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

10:39AMVienna4h34 03:13PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží
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06:39AMVienna4h25 11:04AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží
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02:39PMVienna4h38 07:17PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží
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03:10PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h25 07:35PMPraha-Libeň, nádraží
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Dec 1
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264Austrian Airlines
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Dec 2
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
264Austrian Airlines
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Dec 3
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
218Austrian Airlines
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Dec 4
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
218Austrian Airlines
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Dec 5
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
218Austrian Airlines
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Dec 6
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
215Austrian Airlines
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Dec 7
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
240Swiss
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Dec 8
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
268Austrian Airlines
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Dec 9
12RegioJet a.s.
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Fri
Dec 10
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
174Austrian Airlines
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Dec 11
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
145Austrian Airlines
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Dec 12
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
218Austrian Airlines
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Dec 13
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
218Austrian Airlines
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Dec 14
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
194Brussels Airlines
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Dec 15
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
268Austrian Airlines
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Dec 16
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
219Austrian Airlines
Fri
Dec 17
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
175Austrian Airlines
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Dec 18
14RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
145Austrian Airlines
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Dec 19
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
115Eurowings
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Dec 20
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
172Austrian Airlines
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Dec 21
12RegioJet a.s.
10ArdaTur
162Brussels Airlines

Travel Information from Vienna to Prague

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€10 - €144
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €10 • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €144 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesArdaTur, Austrian Airlines or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 156 miles (252 km) to Prague from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 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 journey are ArdaTur, Austrian Airlines or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Vienna to Prague.

How to Travel from Vienna to Prague

Anyone wishing to travel from Vienna to Prague will find that taking the bus is usually the most convenient way to travel. Coaches depart regularly for Prague and arrive at their destination in 3 hours. Taking the train adds an extra hour on the journey time as trains generally travel directly to Prague in about 4 hours. Travelers can also choose to fly from Vienna International Airport, as there are several airlines that carry passengers between the cities, but the journey time takes approximately 3.5 hours.

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

Cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Prague

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Prague. Coaches traveling from Vienna to Prague depart from Vienna's Erdberg station and take at least 4 and a half hours to arrive at Prague's UAN Florenc bus station. Over 20 coaches travel from Vienna to Prague every day, with the earliest bus departing Vienna at 5:40 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Vienna to Prague include Flixbus, Eurolines, Hellö, and ArdaTur.

Fastest way to travel from Vienna to Prague

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Prague. Flights travel from Vienna International Airport and arrive at Prague's Václav Havel Airport after 50 minutes of flight time. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Prague when traveling to and from Vienna and Prague's airports is factored into the total travel time. 5 direct Austrian Airlines flights travel from Vienna to Prague every day, with the first departing at 4:45 a.m.

Most popular way to travel from Vienna to Prague

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Vienna to Prague. Coaches traveling from Vienna to Prague are usually an hour faster than taking the train while also being £9 cheaper on average. Similarly, while taking a flight is 15 minutes faster than traveling from Vienna to Prague by bus, most travelers choose the bus which is £108 cheaper on average.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Prague, Czechia from Vienna, Austria?

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

Can I enter Czechia if coming from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21; 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 from Vienna to Prague.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Vienna, Austria from Prague, Czechia due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Prague, Czechia?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Prague?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Prague here.

What are my Vienna to Prague travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Vienna to Prague. You can take a coach, flight or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Prague, which costs on average €10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

A coach is generally €134 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average €144 from Vienna to Prague.

A coach is generally €5 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average €15 from Vienna to Prague.

What is the fastest way to Prague from Vienna?

The quickest way to travel from Vienna to Prague is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Vienna to Prague?

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

How many services a day are there to Prague from Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Prague is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Vienna to Prague?

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

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vienna to Prague:

  • You can travel between Vienna and Prague by coach with ArdaTur. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €10 with ArdaTur from Vienna to Prague.
  • You can go to Prague from Vienna by plane with Austrian Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €144 with Austrian Airlines from Vienna to Prague on Omio.
  • You can go to Prague from Vienna by train with ÖBB | Euro City (EC). You'll see cheap train tickets for €15 with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Vienna to Prague on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Vienna and Prague?

Yes, there are direct services available to Prague from Vienna with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with ArdaTur or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Austrian Airlines with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S. With 6 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Prague as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Prague from Vienna.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Vienna and Prague ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Vienna to Prague? Many Omio customers who go from Vienna to Prague usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Budapest or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Budapest or Munich from Prague, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Vienna to Prague tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Vienna to Prague, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average €10 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is €144 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average €15 one way.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Prague tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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