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There are 6 ways to get from Salzburg to Prague by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 861 / ...

310 Kč - 700 Kč

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Train  •  6h 20m

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

1 424 Kč - 2 610 Kč

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Prague 380.4 km

1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč

Fly from Salzburg  •  5h 30m

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

2 102 Kč - 21 134 Kč

Train to Munich, fly  •  4h 30m

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

4 272 Kč - 27 024 Kč

Train to Vienna, fly  •  5h 35m

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

2 193 Kč - 9 569 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Prague is to bus which costs 11€ - 25€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Prague is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Prague. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Prague is 274 km. The road distance is 380.4 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs 11€ - 25€.

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The bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc takes 6h 15m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Salzburg to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salzburg, Salzburg South 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 6h 15m and costs 11€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 100€ and takes 6h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 800€ and takes 5h 30m.

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  • Distance: 273.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc every 4 hours. Tickets cost 550 Kč - 700 Kč and the journey takes 6h 15m. LEO Express also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Prague via Linz Hbf in around 6h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 800 Kč - 33 000 Kč
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 800 Kč - 33 000 Kč
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 900 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 33 000 Kč
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 8 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 18 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 41 000 Kč
Train operators
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 Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
550 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
650 Kč - 900 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 2 100 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
320 Kč - 370 Kč
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 Kč - 280 Kč
Website
Flixtrain
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 Kč - 320 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
120 Kč - 180 Kč
1st Class
210 Kč - 320 Kč
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 Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 900 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 4 500 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Salzburg P+R Süd to Prague, Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
310 Kč - 400 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
310 Kč - 400 Kč

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Prague is 380 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Salzburg to Prague.

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Austrian Airlines, Ryanair, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Prague bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2858+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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