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There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to Prague by bus, train, night bus, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$13 - $17

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Train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$30 - $70

Night bus  •  6 h 34 min

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

$21 - $40

Night train  •  7 h 7 min

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

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Prague 238 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Salzburg  •  5 h 16 min

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

$118 - $521

Train to Munich, fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$129 - $365

Train to Vienna, fly  •  5 h 34 min

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

$136 - $351

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Prague is to bus which costs 11€ - 15€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Prague is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg P+R Süd and arriving at Praha hl. n.. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n.. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Prague is 274 km. The road distance is 380.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 11€ - 15€.

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The bus from Salzburg P+R Süd to Praha hl. n. takes 5 h 40 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Salzburg to Prague bus services, operated by LEO Express, depart from Salzburg P+R Süd station.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Prague is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 11€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 25€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 460€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Prague.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

LEO Express operates a bus from Salzburg to Prague 6 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Prague via Linz Hbf in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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 Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
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 Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Salzburg P+R Süd to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$13 - $17
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Salzburg to Prague bus services, operated by LEO Express, arrive at Praha hl. n. station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Prague is 381 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Salzburg to Prague.

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

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There are 3725+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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