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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Salzburg by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South N538

$21 - $40

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Bus LEO Express  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Praha hl. n. to Salzburg P+R Süd Leo Express

$13 - $17

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Train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf Ex
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$30 - $73

Night train  •  8h 12m

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

Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from Prague to Salzburg 237.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Salzburg  •  5h 17m

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

$112 - $552

Fly to Munich, train  •  5h 21m

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

$112 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Salzburg is to bus which costs 300 Kč - 380 Kč and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Salzburg is to drive which costs 950 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 4h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Prague and Salzburg is 274 km. The road distance is 380.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Salzburg without a car is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs 480 Kč - 800 Kč.

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The bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South takes 5h 20m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Prague to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Salzburg train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Salzburg is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs 480 Kč - 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 Kč - 1 700 Kč and takes 5h 24m, you could also fly, which costs 2 500 Kč - 13 000 Kč and takes 5h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Salzburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Salzburg via Linz Hbf in around 5h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cd.cz
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 Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha hl. n. to Salzburg P+R Süd
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$13 - $17

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Salzburg is 380 km. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from Prague to Salzburg.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Transavia Holland and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Prague to Salzburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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