There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Vienna by bus, train, rideshare, car, subway, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...

9€ - 22€

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf Rj / ...

13€ - 21€

Bus via Stephansplatz  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Vienna International Busterminal

21€ - 28€

Rideshare  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Prague to Vienna 327.9 km

15€

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Prague to Vienna 327.9 km

30€ - 50€

Subway, fly  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE

96€ - 259€

Shuttle  •  4h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Wien Eurobusways

60€ - 85€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 372 Kč and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Vienna is to subway and fly which costs 2 400 Kč - 7 000 Kč and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague Main station station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Prague and Vienna is 253 km. The road distance is 327.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs 250 Kč - 550 Kč.

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The bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg takes 3h 55m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Prague to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague Main station.

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Prague to Vienna train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Vienna is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs 250 Kč - 550 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 4h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 252.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Vienna, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Vienna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 17€ - 22€ and the journey takes 3h 55m. RegioJet also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost 13€ - 21€ and the journey takes 4h 2m. RegioJet also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
RegioJet
Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy, akciová společnost
Website
dpp.cz
Subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
pid.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Vienna International Busterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Wien
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Prague to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Prague to Vienna train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Vienna is 328 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Prague to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Prague to Vienna bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2495+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Prague and Vienna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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