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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  •  3 h 57 min

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

$15 - $35

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h

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

$18 - $35

Bus Tour Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Prague - Florenc Station 2 / ...

$27 - $38

Night train  •  7 h 54 min

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

$21 - $35

Rideshare  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Prague 204.8 miles

$20

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Prague 205.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, subway  •  2 h 35 min

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

$105 - $296

Shuttle  •  4 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien to Praha Eurobusways

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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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 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Prague is 253 km. The road distance is 328.2 km.

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

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The train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. takes 3 h 57 min 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 3 h 57 min and costs 13€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 4 h.

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

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Prague hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 57 min. RegioJet also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Prague hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
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
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
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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Contact Details
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
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Prague - Florenc Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Wien to Praha
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $100
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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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 328 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Vienna to Prague.

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Tunisair and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Prague train tickets online with Loco2 and Distribusion.

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Book your Vienna to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3673+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $46 USD 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 16 min and costs 11€.

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