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The cheapest trains from Prague to Vienna

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Cheapest

$15

Average

$45

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

The average ticket from Prague to Vienna will cost around $ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

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03:46PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h35 08:21PMVienna
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$151One-way
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12:49PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 05:21PMVienna
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$151One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:49AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 09:21AMVienna
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$191One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:49AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 01:21PMVienna
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$191One-way
04:19PMPrague4h30 08:49PMVienna Central Station
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$251One-way

Timetable Prague to Vienna

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04:22AMPrague4h27 08:49AMVienna Central Station
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04:29AMPrague4h20 08:49AMVienna Central Station
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04:49AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 09:21AMVienna
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05:22AMPrague4h27 09:49AMVienna Central Station
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06:19AMPrague4h30 10:49AMVienna Central Station
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06:22AMPrague4h27 10:49AMVienna Central Station
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08:19AMPrague4h30 12:49PMVienna Central Station
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08:22AMPrague4h27 12:49PMVienna Central Station
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08:49AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 01:21PMVienna
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09:22AMPrague4h27 01:49PMVienna Central Station
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09:22AMPrague4h27 01:49PMVienna Central Station
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09:49AMPrague5h00 02:49PMVienna Central Station
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10:26AMPrague4h23 02:49PMVienna Central Station
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12:19PMPrague4h30 04:49PMVienna Central Station
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12:22PMPrague4h27 04:49PMVienna Central Station
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12:49PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 05:21PMVienna
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02:19PMPrague4h30 06:49PMVienna Central Station
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02:22PMPrague4h27 06:49PMVienna Central Station
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03:22PMPrague4h27 07:49PMVienna Central Station
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03:22PMPrague4h27 07:49PMVienna Central Station
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03:46PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h35 08:21PMVienna
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04:19PMPrague4h30 08:49PMVienna Central Station
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04:22PMPrague4h27 08:49PMVienna Central Station
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05:19PMPrague4h30 09:49PMVienna Central Station
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05:22PMPrague4h27 09:49PMVienna Central Station
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06:19PMPrague4h30 10:49PMVienna Central Station
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06:22PMPrague4h27 10:49PMVienna Central Station
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Sat
Jun 19
$25ÖBB | Railjet
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Sun
Jun 20
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12Eurolines Germany
$335Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 21
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12Eurolines Germany
$414Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 22
$19ÖBB | Railjet
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Jun 23
$19ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Jun 24
$19ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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The fastest trains from Prague to Vienna

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Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

Average

4 h 29 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

253 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Prague for Vienna every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 253 km distance in an average of 4 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 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
04:29AMPrague4h20 08:49AMVienna Central Station
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$891One-way
2nd Fastest
10:26AMPrague4h23 02:49PMVienna Central Station
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$891One-way
12:22PMPrague4h27 04:49PMVienna Central Station
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$501One-way
04:22PMPrague4h27 08:49PMVienna Central Station
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$281One-way
04:22AMPrague4h27 08:49AMVienna Central Station
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$891One-way

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Journey Summary

Prague to Vienna Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 28 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $19
Trains depart from:Prague
Trains arrive in:Vienna
Distance:253 km
Train Companies:ÖBB | Euro City (EC), RegioJet a.s., ÖBB | Railjet
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Train from Prague to Vienna with Student Agency

For as little as $15 (€12) you can travel by train between Prague and Vienna with Student Agency. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Student Agency

RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next train between Prague and Vienna: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Student Agency tickets from Prague to Vienna are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Student Agency from Prague to Vienna all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Student Agency train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 156 miles (252 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Student Agency train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Prague to Vienna routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Student Agency Prague to Vienna train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Student Agency train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Vienna with Student Agency!

Trains from Prague to Vienna

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering both domestic and international routes. Prague and Vienna are only around 300 kilometers apart, so getting to the Austrian capital by train is easy. There are plenty of trains every day, with the first departure leaving as early as 5:45 a.m. After that, trains from Prague to Vienna leave approximately every two hours. The majority of Prague to Vienna trains are direct and are operated by Ceske Drahy, the Czech Republic's national train company. Generally, the journey will take approximately 4 hours. Trains are just as frequent on weekends as they are during the week.

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Prague to Vienna Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from Prague to Vienna when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

$31.63

1 Day in Advance

$35.71

1 Week in Advance

$24.55

2 Weeks in Advance

$26.00

1 Month in Advance

$23.73

3 Months in Advance

$27.24

Prague to Vienna Trains: General Information


Ceske Drahy train ticket prices change frequently so there are no firm rules for finding the best prices. Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Prague to Vienna train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Prague to Vienna trains are run by Ceske Drahy.
  • autobus All Prague to Vienna trains are direct, depart from Hlavni Nadrazi train station and arrive at Wien Hbf.
  • autobus The Prague to Vienna train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 59 minutes to arrive in Vienna.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Prague to Vienna train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




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

  • It is 11% more expensive to book a Prague to Vienna train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 22% cheaper to book a Prague to Vienna train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Prague to Vienna train costs are 24% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Prague

Trains from Prague to Vienna will depart from Holesovice Station, the Czech capital's major departure point to southern destinations. To get there, the easiest way is to catch Metro Line C, although the station is served by city buses 112, 156 and 201, along with trams 12, 17 and 24. Night trams and buses are available if you are catching the earliest trains, but taxis may be a more reliable option in such cases. If you are transiting from Prague's Hlavni Ndrazi station, leave about 20 minutes minimum to make the Metro transfer.

Getting into Vienna by Train

Vienna is truly one of Europe's great cities. Famous for its magnificent 18th and 19th-century architecture, the art of famous painters like Klimt, the psychology of Freud and dance, music and literature - it is a wonderful city to visit. All trains from Prague to Vienna arrive at the city's Hauptbahnhof. To get into town or to other suburban destinations, you can catch the Metro from Südtiroler Platz or take one of 12 S-Bahn lines. Bus lines 13A and 69A also serve the station, as do trams and regional buses. the Metro runs from about 5:00 a.m. until 00:30 a.m. - so it should be useful for most arrivals from Prague.

Travel Tips

Trains from Prague to Vienna
Travel by train to Vienna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Vienna.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Prague, Czechia to Vienna, Austria?

Travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Vienna from Prague restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Prague?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 6/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Prague to Vienna closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Czechia from Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Vienna to Prague is: Restricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Czechia from Austria?

Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Vienna?

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 6/14/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Prague from Vienna here.

How much does a cheap train to Vienna from Prague cost?
Train tickets from Prague to Vienna for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $15 (€12)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Prague to Vienna?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Prague to Vienna train price to come in at an average of $29 (€23)  one way.
How far is Vienna from Prague by train?
The Prague to Vienna train distance is approximately 156 miles (252 km).
How many hours is the train time to Vienna from Prague?
While the time it takes to travel 156 miles (252 km) to Vienna from Prague can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Prague to Vienna train journey time is on average 4 h 27 min.
What station does the train from Prague to Vienna depart from? Which Vienna train station do I come into from Prague?

Some of the Prague train stations to Vienna you can start your journey from include Prague, Praha, Zličín and Prague, Praha Masarykovo Nádraží. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Vienna include Wien Hauptbahnhof and Wien Westbahnhof.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arriving in Wien Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the departure train station in Prague located? Where is the arrival train station in Vienna located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Wien Hauptbahnhof and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Vienna.

What train companies offer a service to Vienna from Prague?
When taking a train from Prague to Vienna, you can count on RegioJet for the best way to get you to Vienna. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Vienna from Prague and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I book a direct train from Prague to Vienna?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Prague to Vienna with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S.   without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
What are the first and last departure train times from Prague to Vienna?
The earliest train departing from Prague to Vienna leaves at 6: 22 AM. The last train departing from Prague to Vienna leaves at 2: 22 PM. You can find the latest Prague to Vienna train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Prague to Vienna train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Vienna from Prague to cost on average $29 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Prague to Vienna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Vienna
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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