There are 3 ways to get from Prague to Wels by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm 197

18€ - 23€

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Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Wels Hbf Rj / ...

16€ - 85€

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Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Prague to Wels 278.9 km

28€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Wels is to bus which costs 490 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Wels is to drive which costs 750 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Wels. However, there are services departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Wels Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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The distance between Prague and Wels is 215 km. The road distance is 278.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Wels without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs 490 Kč - 650 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Prague to Wels, including transfers.

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Prague to Wels train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Wels is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs 490 Kč - 650 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 430 Kč - 2 300 Kč and takes 6h 11m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Wels is 279 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Prague to Wels.

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  • Distance: 215.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm 4 times a week. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 4h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Wels via Vienna, Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 6h 11m.

Train operators
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Wels, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
12€ - 19€
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 Wien Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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, Prague Main station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There are 194+ hotels available in Wels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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