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

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Prague, Prague Main station K476

$17 - $36

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Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ex

$28 - $52

Bus Leo Express s.r.o.  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov Linz to Cesky Krumlov
  2. Take the bus from Český Krumlov aut. nádr. to Praha hl. n. Leo Express

$81 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Wels to Prague 175.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Linz  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Prague (PRG) LNZ - PRG

$68 - $293

Train to Vienna, fly  •  4 h 33 min

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

$125 - $334

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Freising
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Prague (PRG) MUC - PRG

$132 - $381

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The cheapest way to get from Wels to Prague is to bus which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wels to Prague is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wels to Prague. However, there are services departing from Wels Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Wels and Prague is 215 km. The road distance is 281 km.

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The best way to get from Wels to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 14€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Wels to Prague, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Wels to Prague is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 14€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Wels to Prague.
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  • Distance: 134.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Wels to Prague twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wels to Prague every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Linz to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Linz to Prague via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Linz to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Linz to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Linz to Prague via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Linz to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Český Krumlov aut. nádr. to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10

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Yes, the driving distance between Wels to Prague is 281 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Wels to Prague.

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Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Linz Airport to Prague Airport.

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The best way to get from Wels to Linz Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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