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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Prague by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane, subway or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...

330 Kč - 750 Kč

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 5m

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

250 Kč - 700 Kč

6 alternative options

Bus via Stephansplatz  •  5h 2m

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

517 Kč - 707 Kč

Night train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. En

480 Kč - 750 Kč

Rideshare  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Prague 205.7 miles

437 Kč

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Prague 206.1 miles

850 Kč - 1 300 Kč

Fly, subway  •  2h 37m

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

2 296 Kč - 6 838 Kč

Shuttle  •  4h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien to Praha Eurobusways

1 500 Kč - 2 200 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to bus which costs 9€ - 27€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Prague, Prague Main station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between Vienna and Prague is 253 km. The road distance is 329.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Prague without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs 13€ - 29€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. takes 3h 57m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Vienna to Prague train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Prague is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs 13€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 27€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Prague.
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  • Distance: 157.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Prague hourly. Tickets cost 490 Kč - 750 Kč and the journey takes 3h 57m. RegioJet also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Prague every 2 hours. Tickets cost 420 Kč - 700 Kč and the journey takes 4h 5m. RegioJet also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 17 000 Kč
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
490 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
330 Kč - 470 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Prague Public Transit Co.
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
420 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
250 Kč - 320 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Vienna International Busterminal to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
460 Kč - 650 Kč
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Wien to Praha
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
437 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Vienna to Prague train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Prague is 330 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Vienna to Prague.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3838+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 1 033 Kč per night.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 6€ - 11€.

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