How to travel from Prague to Salzburg

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Jan 25
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Jan 26
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Jan 27
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Jan 29
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$30Flixbus
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Feb 5
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$25Flixbus
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Feb 6
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$28Flixbus
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Feb 7
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Flixbus
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Feb 8
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Feb 9
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Feb 10
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Feb 13
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$30Flixbus

Travel Information from Prague to Salzburg

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $48 (€40) • 6 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€40) • 6 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 169 miles (273 km) from Prague to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Salzburg.

How to get from Prague to Salzburg

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Prague to Salzburg there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 100,00% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Prague to Salzburg. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Salzburg, Austria from Prague, Czechia currently allowed?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Austria?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Salzburg from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Salzburg, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/20/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Salzburg from Prague.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Prague, Czechia from Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. 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 Prague from Salzburg here.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Salzburg?

There are 2 travel options from Prague to Salzburg: bus or train.

How do I get from Prague to Salzburg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€40) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Prague to Salzburg costing on average $48 (€40).

What is the fastest way to get from Prague to Salzburg?

The quickest way to travel from Prague to Salzburg is by train, which takes on average 6 h 3 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by bus can take on average 8 h 10 min.

What is the distance between Prague and Salzburg?

The distance is approximately 169 miles (273 km) from Prague to Salzburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Salzburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Prague and Salzburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Prague and Salzburg, where do I depart from Prague and where do I arrive in Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Prague to Salzburg:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Most travelers board their train from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Salzburg from Prague?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Prague to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $48 (€40).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Salzburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Prague to Salzburg for $48 (€40) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Prague to Salzburg?

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Salzburg with.

Direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Prague to Salzburg?

Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Prague to Salzburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Budapest from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Prague and Salzburg online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $48 (€40) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€40) one way on average.

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