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from Prague to Vienna

You can get from Prague to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Prague to Vienna on Jan 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Thu
Jan 27
$14RegioJet a.s.
$18Flixbus
$280Austrian Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
$17RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$280Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$206Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
$18RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$281Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jan 31
$14RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$206Austrian Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$256Swiss
Wed
Feb 2
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$206Austrian Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$14RegioJet a.s.
$18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$206Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 4
$17RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$244Austrian Airlines
Sat
Feb 5
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$206Austrian Airlines
Sun
Feb 6
$18RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$206Austrian Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$14RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$174Austrian Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$256Swiss
Wed
Feb 9
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$206Austrian Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$14RegioJet a.s.
$20Flixbus
$206Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 11
$17RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$174Austrian Airlines
Sat
Feb 12
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$174Austrian Airlines
Sun
Feb 13
$18RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$174Austrian Airlines
Mon
Feb 14
$14RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$142Austrian Airlines
Tue
Feb 15
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14ArdaTur
$176Swiss

Travel Information to Vienna from Prague

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $253
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 4 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $253 (€211) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Austrian Airlines or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 156 miles (252 km) by bus, flight or train to Vienna from Prague. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Vienna.

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.

Trains from Prague to Vienna | Buses from Prague to Vienna | Flights from Prague to Vienna

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

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Vienna, Austria if I’m coming from Prague, Czechia?

International travel from Prague, Czechia to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Czechia?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if traveling from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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)

What measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/25/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Prague and Vienna.

Are there restrictions on reentering Czechia from Vienna, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Prague, Czechia from Vienna, 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 Vienna?

  • 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 Vienna here.

How do I get from Prague to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to travel to Vienna from Prague including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Prague to Vienna?

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Prague is by taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $16 (€13) from Prague to Vienna.

Taking a train is usually $238 (€199) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $253 (€211) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Prague to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 15 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 43 min   on average.

What is the distance between Prague and Vienna?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Vienna is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Vienna from Prague as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Prague to Vienna, where do I depart from Prague and where do I arrive in Vienna?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Prague to Vienna depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Prague to Vienna depart from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport to Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Vienna?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Prague to Vienna tickets on Omio for $16 (€13).
  • Travel with Austrian Airlines to go to Vienna by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Austrian Airlines Prague to Vienna tickets on Omio for $253 (€211).
  • RegioJet a. S. Can take you to Vienna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Vienna for $14 (€12).

Is it possible to travel directly between Prague and Vienna?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S. With 10 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Prague and Vienna ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Prague to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Vienna are Budapest, Munich or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Prague to Vienna online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $253 (€211) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $14 (€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.