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Train Information to Vienna from Prague

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCzech Railway, RegioJet, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Railjet, Leo Express, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB

Trains from Prague to Vienna cover the 156 miles (252 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Czech Railway, RegioJet, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Railjet, Leo Express, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Train companies

Travel with Student Agency, ÖBB and Leo Express between Prague and Vienna

Student Agency, ÖBB and Leo Express trains will get you between Prague and Vienna from $6 (€5). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Leo Express

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

Looking for trains between Prague and Vienna? Student Agency is one of the best companies to travel with on the 156 miles (252 km) journey between Prague and Vienna. As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio quickly shows you the latest Student Agency train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Prague to Vienna routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Student Agency train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Prague and Vienna, you can quickly see if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Prague - Vienna train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Student Agency!

Student Agency from Prague to Vienna train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 30 min
  • Student Agency frequency: 3 a day

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.

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Trains from Prague to Vienna
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Prague and Vienna?

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

Can I enter Austria from Czechia?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria 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 are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Prague and Vienna as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Czechia from Vienna, Austria?

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

Is my return train into Prague from Vienna restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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:

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

Last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Prague from Vienna closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Vienna from Prague cost?
Train tickets between Prague and Vienna for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $6 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Vienna from Prague?
The train price from Prague to Vienna is on average $25 (€20)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Prague to Vienna by train?
You should expect to travel around 156 miles (252 km)  from Prague to Vienna by train.
How many hours is the train time from Prague to Vienna?
While the time it takes to travel 156 miles (252 km) between Prague and Vienna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Prague to Vienna train journey time is on average 4 h 5 min.
What station does the train from Prague to Vienna depart from? Which Vienna train station do I come into from Prague?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Where is the train station in Prague to go to Vienna? Where is the train station in Vienna located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Prague, Praha, Zličín and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Vienna most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Prague to Vienna?
Take the Prague to Vienna train with Czech Railway, RegioJet, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Railjet, Leo Express, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Vienna from Prague as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Prague to Vienna?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Prague to Vienna, and you can find a direct train for this journey with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S.   on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains per day are there to Vienna from Prague?
The average number of trains departing Prague for Vienna is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Prague to Vienna? What time is the last train from Prague to Vienna?
You can take the first train from Prague to Vienna at 6: 44 AM. The last train from Prague to Vienna that you can take departs at 1: 46 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Vienna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I buy the Prague to Vienna train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Prague to Vienna is on average $25 (€20) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Prague to Vienna available a few months in advance.