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Train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf 331 / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

€20 - €70

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Bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Salzburg South 1305

€22 - €26

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Prague to Hallein 399.2 km

€35 - €55

Fly to Munich, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

€99 - €388

Fly to Salzburg  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Salzburg (SZG) PRG - SZG

€76 - €328

Fly to Vienna, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf

€109 - €284

Prague to Hallein by train

The train journey time between Prague and Hallein is around 6h 55m and covers a distance of around 432 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 33m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), Austrian Railways (ÖBB), WESTbahn Gmbh and others, the Prague to Hallein train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Hallein. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 55m
Fastest train time:
6h 33m
Trains per week:
28
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:58
Last train departs at:
17:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Hallein train schedules

Czech Republic → Austria
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hallein is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hallein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hallein is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Austria.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Hallein is to bus which costs 550 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Hallein is to drive which costs 950 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Hallein. However, there are services departing from Prague and arriving at Hallein Stadtbrücke via Salzburg Ginzkeyplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Hallein. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Hallein via Linz Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Prague and Hallein is 285 km. The road distance is 399.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Hallein without a car is to train which takes 6h 1m and costs 500 Kč - 1 900 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Prague to Hallein, including transfers.

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

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Prague to Hallein 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 Hallein is to train which takes 6h 1m and costs 500 Kč - 1 900 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 7h 27m, you could also fly, which costs 1 900 Kč - 8 500 Kč and takes 7h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Hallein.
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  • Distance: 284.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

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

You can take a train from Prague to Hallein via Linz Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 6h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Salzburg South 4 times a week. Tickets cost €18 - €23 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €450
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €420
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €22
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€13 - €16
Business
€18 - €22
1st Class
€19 - €22
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €12
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€8 - €12
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Prague to Hallein bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg South station.

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Prague to Hallein train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Hallein is 399 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Prague to Hallein.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Prague Airport to Munich Airport.

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