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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Prague by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane, subway or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...

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Bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Prague 060 / ...

Night train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the night train from Vienna Hbf to Praha-Holesovice Nj

Rideshare  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Prague 333 km

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Prague 334.5 km

Fly, subway  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG) VIE - PRG
  2. Take the subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská

Shuttle  •  4h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien Hbf to Praha Eurobusways

Vienna to Prague by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Prague is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 400 km. Operated by RegioJet and Railjet, the Vienna to Prague train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically 80 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

80 Weekly Trains
3h 58m Average Duration
350 Kč Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to rideshare which costs €17 and takes 4h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to fly and subway which takes 2h 36m and costs €40 - €200.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Prague. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Vienna and Prague is 253 km. The road distance is 334.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Prague without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €14 - €85.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi takes 3h 58m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Vienna to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Prague is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €14 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €40 and takes 4h 15m.

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  • Distance: 252.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Prague, Czechia?

RegioJet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 5 times a day. Tickets cost 350 Kč - 1 200 Kč and the journey takes 3h 58m. Railjet also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Erdberg to Prague hourly. Tickets cost 650 Kč - 950 Kč and the journey takes 4h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
350 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
https://regiojet.com/
2nd Class
350 Kč - 490 Kč
1st Class
1 130 Kč - 1 180 Kč
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Vienna Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 3 900 Kč
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
3 300 Kč - 3 900 Kč
Seating Carriage
1 250 Kč - 1 350 Kč
Couchette Carriage
2 300 Kč - 2 900 Kč
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
650 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Wien Hbf to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
400 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
https://regiojet.com/
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Vienna to Praga
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Wien Hbf to Praha
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 900 Kč
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
415 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Vienna to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Prague is 334 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Vienna to Prague.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Prague train tickets online with Omio and Distribusion.

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Book your Vienna to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Distribusion.

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There are 2792+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 749 Kč per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Prague. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €25.

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