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from Salzburg to Prague

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Wed
Sep 29
$49ÖBB | Regionalzug
$50Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$67Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$49ÖBB | Regionalzug
$94Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$45Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
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Mon
Oct 4
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
$51Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$41Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$41Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$45Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
$54Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
$41Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$31ÖBB | S-Bahn
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Mon
Oct 11
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
$41Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$46Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$41Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
$45Flixbus
Fri
Oct 15
$31ÖBB | Regionalzug
$50Flixbus
Sat
Oct 16
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
Sun
Oct 17
$31ÖBB | S-Bahn
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Mon
Oct 18
$31ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$32Flixbus
Tue
Oct 19
$31ÖBB | S-Bahn
$31Flixbus

Travel Information to Prague from Salzburg

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€25) • 5 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€25) • 5 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by bus or train to Prague from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Prague, Czechia from Salzburg, Austria?

Travel from Salzburg, Austria to Prague, Czechia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Prague from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Prague, Czechia from Salzburg?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Salzburg to Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Salzburg, Austria from Prague, Czechia due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Salzburg from Prague restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Salzburg from Prague closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Salzburg to Prague?

You can travel to Prague from Salzburg 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Salzburg and Prague?

The cheapest way to go to Prague from Salzburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

Taking a train is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a bus to Prague, which costs on average $38 (€30) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Salzburg to Prague?

The fastest way to get to Prague from Salzburg is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 48 min.

Other travel options to Prague can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 15 min.

How far is Prague from Salzburg?

You should expect to travel around 169 miles (273 km) between Salzburg and Prague.

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

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Prague is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Salzburg to Prague depart from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse to Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travelers take a train from Salzburg Hbf to Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel companies can get me from Salzburg to Prague?

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

  • You can travel to Prague from Salzburg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€30) with Flixbus from Salzburg to Prague.
  • You can go to Prague from Salzburg by train with ÖBB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $31 (€25) with ÖBB from Salzburg to Prague on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Salzburg to Prague?
Omio customers who travel from Salzburg to Prague often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Salzburg to Prague tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $38 (€30) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $31 (€25) one way.

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