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Travel Information to Salzburg from Prague

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £22 • 6 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £27 • 6 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by coach or train between Prague and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 6 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Prague to Salzburg.

Travel Tips

Travel from Prague to Salzburg
Travel to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Salzburg.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Prague, Czechia?

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Prague restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg, Austria from Prague?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Prague to Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Prague, Czechia from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Austria?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 28/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Salzburg.

What are my Prague to Salzburg travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between Prague and Salzburg including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Prague to Salzburg?

The cheapest way from Prague to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A train is £5 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Prague to Salzburg costing on average £27.

What is the fastest way to get to Salzburg from Prague?

The quickest way to travel between Prague and Salzburg is by coach, which takes on average 6 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by train can take on average 6 h 9 min.

How many miles are between Prague and Salzburg

You should expect to travel around 169 miles (273 km) from Prague to Salzburg.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Salzburg is:

  • 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Prague and Salzburg as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Prague to Salzburg, where do I depart from Prague and where do I arrive in Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Prague to Salzburg:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Prague to Salzburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Prague to Salzburg tickets on Omio for £27.
  • Travel with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Euro City (EC) Prague to Salzburg tickets on Omio for £22.
Is there a way to travel directly from Prague to Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct services available between Prague and Salzburg with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 1 direct coach per day with.
  • You can take a direct train with with direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Salzburg from Prague.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Salzburg from Prague?
Many of our customers travelling from Prague to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Vienna, Munich or Budapest, either of which you could add to your Prague and Salzburg trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Prague to Salzburg online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Prague and Salzburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £27 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £22 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Prague and Salzburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.