You can get from Prague to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||156 miles (252 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$13 - $256|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $13 (€10) • 4 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $256 (€204) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Austrian Airlines, ArdaTur or RegioJet a. S.|
Travel 156 miles (252 km) by flight, bus or train between Prague and Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Austrian Airlines, ArdaTur or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Prague to Vienna.
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The route from Prague to Vienna is well-served by bus, train, and plane. Traveling by plane may take just under 1 hour. Buses tend to be the cheapest option. For those that prefer to travel overnight, there is a convenient night train service that operates every day of the week.
|Average Price||Travel Time||Cheapest Time to Book|
|Bus||€16||3:55 h||1 Week Ahead|
|Train||€23||3:59 h||2 Weeks Ahead|
|Flight||€99||0:45 h||1 Month Ahead|
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Vienna. Buses traveling from Prague to Vienna depart from Prague's Hlavní Nádraží bus station and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at either Vienna's Stadion Center or Stadion Erdberg bus station. Over 30 buses travel from Prague to Vienna every day, with the earliest departing at 3:15 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Prague to Vienna include Infobus, Flixbus, Eurolines and Regiojet.
Flying is the fastest way to travel from Prague to Vienna. With only 45 minutes of flight time, taking a flight is at least 3 hours faster than taking the train or bus. However, when travel to and from Prague and Vienna's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight takes nearly the same amount of time as the train or bus. Flights traveling from Prague to Vienna depart from Prague's Václav Havel Airport and arrive at Vienna International Airport. Austrian Airlines fly directly from Prague to Vienna at least 5 times per day.
Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Prague to Vienna. Considering that buses, trains, and flights all require approximately the same amount of time to travel from Prague to Vienna, most travelers choose to save money by taking the bus. However, taking the train is also a popular option for travelers who prefer extra space on the journey.
Travel between Prague, Czechia and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.
Conditions of entry into Austria:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 9/22/21. 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 Vienna from Prague.
The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of reentry into Czechia:
You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 9/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to get from Prague to Vienna: flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Prague is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€10).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:
Taking a bus is usually $243 (€194) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $256 (€204) for the same trip.
Taking a bus is usually $3 (€2) less than taking a train to Vienna, which costs on average $15 (€12) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Vienna from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.
Other travel options to Vienna can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 30 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 27 min of travel time.
The Prague to Vienna distance is around 156 miles (252 km).
The average frequency per day from Prague to Vienna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Prague and Vienna as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Prague to Vienna:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Vienna with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Vienna 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.
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