You can get from Vienna to Prague by train, bus or flight.
To get from Vienna to Prague on Dec 2 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||156 miles (252 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€10 - €144|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €10 • 5 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €144 • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||ArdaTur, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
International travel from Vienna, Austria to Prague, Czechia is: Partially open.
Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Czechia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Czechia is: Partially open.
Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
All travellers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
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.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Vienna to Prague. You can take a coach, flight or train.
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.
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.
The distance from Vienna to Prague is approximately 156 miles (252 km).
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Prague is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Vienna to Prague:
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Yes, there are direct services available to Prague from Vienna with the following travel operators:
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.
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:
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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