The cheapest buses from Prague to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£35

Average

£40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Prague to Salzburg will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.

Cheapest
02:40Praha, Zličín10h30 13:10Salzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
£351One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc10h00 01:30Salzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
£421One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:45Praha, Hlavní Nádraží9h45 01:30Salzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
£421One-way

Timetable Prague to Salzburg

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02:40Praha, Zličín10h30 13:10Salzburg, PR Süd
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15:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc10h00 01:30Salzburg, PR Süd
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15:45Praha, Hlavní Nádraží9h45 01:30Salzburg, PR Süd
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21 Oct
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
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25 Oct
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26 Oct
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
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31 Oct
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2 Nov
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The fastest buses from Prague to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

9 h 45 m

Average

10 h 5 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

274 km

It's difficult to get from Prague to Salzburg without changing at least once.

Fastest
15:45Praha, Hlavní Nádraží9h45 01:30Salzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
£421One-way
2nd Fastest
15:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc10h00 01:30Salzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
£421One-way
02:40Praha, Zličín10h30 13:10Salzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
£351One-way

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Coach Information to Salzburg from Prague

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 43 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£35 (€40)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesLeo Express, Flixbus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Prague to Salzburg cover the 169 miles (273 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 43 min with our travel partners like Leo Express, Flixbus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £23, but the average price of coach tickets is £35. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.

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Travel with FlixBus from Prague to Salzburg

You can travel by coach from Prague to Salzburg with FlixBus for as low as £23. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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Find the perfect FlixBus coach from Prague to Salzburg for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus coach timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach from Prague to Salzburg. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus coach, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus coach tickets online. You can expect to travel around 169 miles (273 km) on this trip and your FlixBus Prague to Salzburg coach ticket can cost as little as £23 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Prague and Salzburg in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets between Prague and Salzburg due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Coaches From Prague to Salzburg

For travellers headed to Salzburg from Prague, there's arguably no better way to get there than by bus. The distance between the two cities is 170 miles and coaches from Prague to Salzburg complete the journey in nearly six and a half hours. Leo Express and FlixBus are the two bus companies that operate coaches to Salzburg from Prague.

How long Is the journey by bus from Prague to Salzburg?

Salzburg and Prague are 170 miles apart. On average, coaches from Prague to Salzburg take six hours and twenty minutes to cover the distance. However, depending on the time of departure and whether passengers board a direct or connecting bus, the duration can vary. Direct buses can arrive in Salzburg within five and a half hours, whereas connecting buses can take up to seven and a half hours.

How many coaches are there from Prague to Salzburg?

With two bus operators plying the Prague-Salzburg route, there are at least six daily coaches. Though there are connecting buses, direct coaches are available for travellers who wish to travel without the hassle of transfers.

Among the six daily coaches, there is a morning bus and an overnight coach. The first bus departs the station in Salzburg at about 8:00 a.m. and arrives in Salzburg at around 1:35 pm. For travellers who wish to be in Salzburg by 6:00 a.m., the coach that leaves at around 11:30 p.m. is perfect.

Connecting buses may take up to seven and a half hours to get passengers to Salzburg, but they're often cheaper.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Prague to Salzburg?

Departure bus station: Coaches from Prague to Salzburg are boarded at the Prague Wilsonova bus station. It is located on the border of Prague 1 and Prague 2 near the train station. Though the Wilsonova has been around over a century, it's akin to modern stations. Amenities available at the station include ATMs, lockers, supermarkets, restaurants, and jewellery shops.

Arrival bus station: On arrival, passengers will alight either at the Lastenstrasse 12 or Salzburg P+R South station. The Lastenstrasse is less than a mile from Salzburg's town centre. Though the Salzburg P+R South Station is five miles from the town centre, there is a taxi rank and other buses to get you any part of Salzburg.

Which coach providers travel from Prague to Salzburg?

Travellers who wish to get to Salzburg from Prague have the option of two bus companies. These are FlixBus and Leo Express. Combined, they offer six daily coaches from Prague to Salzburg. Among the coaches plying this route, there is a morning bus and a late-night bus. The others are spread throughout the day, ensuring travellers can catch a bus at different times.

Both FlixBus and Leo Express offer direct and connecting trips. With either, passengers are assured of a safe and comfortable journey as both providers have significantly invested in enhancing customer experience.  

FlixBus Coaches Prague to Salzburg

FlixBus offers both direct and connecting coaches from Prague to Salzburg. Being environmentally conscious, their buses are fuel-efficient. They also offer travellers the opportunity to contribute to safeguarding the climate. During online ticket purchases, travellers have the option of incurring an extra 1 to 3% charge on the ticket price. This amount is then invested in a certified climate protection project.

Leo Express Coaches Prague to Salzburg

Leo Express operates a modern fleet of buses to Salzburg from Prague. With both direct and connecting buses available, travellers can book a seat at their preferred bus. Leo Express has discount packages for families, students and teachers, disabled persons, and pensioners. For pensioners, discounts can be as high as 75%.

Prague to Salzburg Services On Board

FlixBus: Travellers are allowed to come with one carry-on bag with a maximum weight of 7kg and one more luggage of not more than 20kg, which can be stored underneath the bus. Journeying on a FlixBus coach is a great experience, as the comfortable seats are well spaced and have ample legroom. 

Passengers that need to catch up with friends, watch a movie, listen to music, or do some work power can use the 4G speed WiFi. There are also power outlets to ensure devices are fully charged upon arrival. 

Leo Express: Travellers have the option of two classes when booking Leo Express tickets. These are Economy and Business class. Passengers with skis or bicycles can also board their coaches. There are also baby seats for passengers with small children.

On the economy class, a small table for every seat, WiFi, and air conditioning are available. Passengers also receive a free bottle of water. Business-class passengers have more legroom for added comfort, and overnight travellers have access to a blanket or sleeping kit. They also get a non-alcoholic refreshment and a snack for the journey.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by coach between Prague, Czechia and Salzburg, Austria allowed?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Salzburg, Austria by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Czechia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Prague and Salzburg as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Salzburg, Austria to Prague, Czechia?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Salzburg to Prague is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Czechia from Austria?

Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Salzburg?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Salzburg to Prague coach here.

How much do cheap coach tickets from Prague to Salzburg cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Prague to Salzburg for the next 7 days starting from £23  one way.
How much does the coach from Prague to Salzburg cost on average?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Salzburg coach to cost on average £35  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Prague to Salzburg?
The distance between Prague and Salzburg by coach is approximately 169 miles (273 km).
How long is the coach journey between Prague and Salzburg?
On average the coach from Prague to Salzburg duration is 6 h 43 min  for the 169 miles (273 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station in Prague goes to Salzburg? Which coach station do I come into Salzburg from Prague?

When taking the coach to Salzburg from Prague, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Praha, Hlavní Nádraží, Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague, Nádraží Veleslavín. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Salzburg, Lastenstrasse, Salzburg, PR Süd and Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.

Where is the Prague coach station located? Where is the Salzburg coach station located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín, which is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Salzburg, Lastenstrasse, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

What coach companies go from Prague to Salzburg?
When taking a coach from Prague to Salzburg, you can count on Leo Express, Flixbus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Salzburg. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Prague to Salzburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
How many coaches are there between Prague and Salzburg a day?
On average, there is 1 coach a day from Prague to Salzburg. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest coach from Prague to Salzburg? What time is the last coach from Prague to Salzburg?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Prague to Salzburg, the first coach leaves at 13: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Prague to Salzburg, the last coach of the day leaves at 16: 20. Omio shows you the latest coach from Prague to Salzburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I purchase coach tickets to Salzburg from Prague to score the best deals?
If you buy Prague to Salzburg coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £35. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Prague and Salzburg. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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