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$88ÖBB | InterCity
$19Flixbus
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Sep 24
$25ÖBB | Railjet
$17ArdaTur
$274Austrian Airlines
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Sep 25
$17RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$203Air Malta
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Sep 26
$18ÖBB | Railjet
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Sep 27
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Oct 1
$17RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$236Austrian Airlines
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Oct 2
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$199Austrian Airlines
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Oct 3
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$167Austrian Airlines
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Oct 4
$15RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$199Austrian Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$237Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$236Austrian Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$199Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
$17RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$236Austrian Airlines
Sat
Oct 9
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17Flixbus
$166Austrian Airlines
Sun
Oct 10
$17RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$166Austrian Airlines
Mon
Oct 11
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$166Austrian Airlines
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Oct 12
$15RegioJet a.s.
$12ArdaTur
$134Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 13
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17Eurolines Germany
$135Austrian Airlines

Travel Information to Vienna from Prague

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $256
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $256 (€204) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian 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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How to Travel from Prague to Vienna?

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.

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Prague to Vienna Travel Comparison

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


What is the best way to travel from Prague to Vienna?

Cheapest way to travel from Prague to Vienna

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.

Fastest way to travel from Prague to Vienna

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.

Most popular way to travel from Prague to Vienna

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.

How to get from Prague to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Prague to Vienna, 87,32% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Prague to Vienna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Does Austria have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Prague and Vienna?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Vienna, 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 Vienna from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Vienna, 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 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.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Prague, Czechia from Vienna, Austria?

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

Is my journey back to Prague from Vienna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Prague from Vienna?

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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.

How do I reach Vienna from Prague?

There are 3 ways to get from Prague to Vienna: flight, bus or train.

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

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.

What is the fastest way from Prague to Vienna?

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.

What is the distance between Prague and Vienna?

The Prague to Vienna distance is around 156 miles (252 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Vienna is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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.

Where do I depart from Prague? Where do I arrive in Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Prague to Vienna:

  • Flights mostly leave from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and tend to arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Buses from Prague to Vienna most often leave from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains from Prague to Vienna most often leave from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Vienna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Prague to Vienna:

  • You can take a flight from Prague to Vienna with Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $256 (€204) with Austrian Airlines from Prague to Vienna.
  • You can travel between Prague and Vienna by bus with ArdaTur. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€10) with ArdaTur from Prague to Vienna.
  • You can travel by train to Vienna from Prague with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Prague to Vienna tickets for $15 (€12) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Vienna from Prague?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Vienna with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S. With 10 direct trains per day.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel from Prague to Vienna?
Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Vienna? Many Omio customers who go from Prague to Vienna usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Budapest, Munich or Bratislava. If you're looking to explore Budapest, Munich or Bratislava from Vienna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket from Prague to Vienna online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $256 (€204) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $15 (€12) one way on average.

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