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from Prague to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Vienna on Oct 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:00PMPrague4h21 08:21PMVienna
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$211One-way
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04:49AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 09:21AMVienna
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$171One-way
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08:49AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h32 01:21PMVienna
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$191One-way
03:46PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h35 08:21PMVienna
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$191One-way
11:00AMPrague4h40 03:40PMVienna
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$221One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
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$25Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 17
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$272Austrian Airlines
Mon
Oct 18
$18ÖBB | Railjet
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Tue
Oct 19
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$234Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 20
$18ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Thu
Oct 21
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$198Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 22
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$197Austrian Airlines
Sat
Oct 23
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$197Austrian Airlines
Sun
Oct 24
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$197Austrian Airlines
Mon
Oct 25
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17Eurolines Germany
$165Austrian Airlines
Tue
Oct 26
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$165Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 27
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$386Austrian Airlines
Thu
Oct 28
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$165Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 29
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$197Austrian Airlines
Sat
Oct 30
$24ÖBB | Railjet
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Sun
Oct 31
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$165Austrian Airlines
Mon
Nov 1
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$165Austrian Airlines
Tue
Nov 2
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$165Austrian Airlines
Wed
Nov 3
$15RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$121Air Malta
Thu
Nov 4
$15RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$165Austrian Airlines
Fri
Nov 5
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17ArdaTur
$133Austrian Airlines

Travel Information from Prague to Vienna

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $251
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $251 (€204) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesArdaTur, Austrian Airlines or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 156 miles (252 km) by flight, bus or train from Prague to 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 $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are ArdaTur, Austrian Airlines or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight 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
Is international travel between Prague, Czechia and Vienna, Austria allowed?

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 10/13/21. 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.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from Austria?

Requirements for reentering 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 10/15/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Vienna.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Vienna?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Vienna is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A bus is $239 (€194) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Prague to Vienna costing on average $251 (€204).

A bus is generally $2 (€2) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $15 (€12) from Prague to Vienna.

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, going by bus can take 4 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 27 min   on average.

How far is Vienna from Prague?

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:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Prague and Vienna, what are the departure and arrival points in Prague and Vienna?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Prague, Praha, Zličín to Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take 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 travel by bus to Vienna from Prague with ArdaTur, and you can find ArdaTur Prague to Vienna tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can go to Vienna from Prague by plane with Austrian Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $251 (€204) with Austrian Airlines from Prague to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Prague and Vienna with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Prague to Vienna tickets for $15 (€12) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Prague to Vienna?

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

  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to take to Vienna with ÖBB | Railjet or RegioJet a. S.

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 journey.

Where should I go next after I travel from Prague to Vienna?
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 buy my Prague to Vienna one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Prague to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $12 (€10) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $251 (€204) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $15 (€12) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Prague to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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