How to travel from Salzburg to Prague

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from Salzburg to Prague

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

Our recommendation

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

10:34AMSalzburg Hbf7h38 06:12PMPrague
2 transfers
06:40AMSalzburg Hbf7h37 02:17PMPrague
1 transfer
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10:11AMSalzburg Hbf5h28 03:39PMPrague
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11:15AMSalzburg Hbf8h02 07:17PMPrague
3 transfers
09:15AMSalzburg Hbf8h02 05:17PMPrague
3 transfers

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Travel Information from Salzburg to Prague

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $41
fastestFastest modeBus • $41 (€36) • 6 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Salzburg to Prague. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Salzburg to Prague.

How to get from Salzburg to Prague

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Salzburg to Prague there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 55,18% 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 Salzburg to Prague. 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Prague

Travel Tips: Travel to Prague easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Salzburg to Prague.

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Prague, Czechia is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Austria enter Czechia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of entry into Czechia:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Prague from Salzburg.

The current restriction level for returning to Salzburg, Austria from Czechia is: Unrestricted.

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

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. 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 Salzburg from Prague here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Salzburg to Prague. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Salzburg and Prague is by taking a flight with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Prague:

A flight is $33 (€29) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Salzburg to Prague costing on average $41 (€36).

A flight is $32 (€28) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Salzburg to Prague costing on average $40 (€35).

The fastest way to get to Prague from Salzburg is by bus with an average travel time of 6 h.

Other travel options to Prague can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 5 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Prague is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig to Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Salzburg Airport to Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Prague.

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

  • You can go to Prague from Salzburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $41 (€36) with Flixbus from Salzburg to Prague on Omio.
  • You can travel from Salzburg to Prague by train with ÖBB | Euro City (EC). You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $40 (€35) with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Salzburg to Prague.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Prague with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services to Prague 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 trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Salzburg to Prague often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Salzburg and Prague itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Prague and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $41 (€36) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $40 (€35) one way on average.

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

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