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26 Jul
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Travel Information from Vienna to Prague

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £109
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £109 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Eurolines Germany or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 156 miles (252 km) by flight, coach or train from Vienna to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Eurowings, Eurolines Germany or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Vienna to Prague.

How to Travel from Vienna to Prague

Anyone wishing to travel from Vienna to Prague will find that taking the bus is usually the most convenient way to travel. Coaches depart regularly for Prague and arrive at their destination in 3 hours. Taking the train adds an extra hour on the journey time as trains generally travel directly to Prague in about 4 hours. Travelers can also choose to fly from Vienna International Airport, as there are several airlines that carry passengers between the cities, but the journey time takes approximately 3.5 hours.

What is the best way to travel from Vienna to Prague?

Cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Prague

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Prague. Coaches traveling from Vienna to Prague depart from Vienna's Erdberg station and take at least 4 and a half hours to arrive at Prague's UAN Florenc bus station. Over 20 coaches travel from Vienna to Prague every day, with the earliest bus departing Vienna at 5:40 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Vienna to Prague include Flixbus, Eurolines, Hellö, and ArdaTur.

Fastest way to travel from Vienna to Prague

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Prague. Flights travel from Vienna International Airport and arrive at Prague's Václav Havel Airport after 50 minutes of flight time. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Prague when traveling to and from Vienna and Prague's airports is factored into the total travel time. 5 direct Austrian Airlines flights travel from Vienna to Prague every day, with the first departing at 4:45 a.m.

Most popular way to travel from Vienna to Prague

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Vienna to Prague. Coaches traveling from Vienna to Prague are usually an hour faster than taking the train while also being £9 cheaper on average. Similarly, while taking a flight is 15 minutes faster than traveling from Vienna to Prague by bus, most travelers choose the bus which is £108 cheaper on average.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Vienna, Austria to Prague, Czechia?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Prague from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Prague, Czechia from Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 21/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Prague from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Austria from Prague, Czechia?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Prague, Czechia?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Prague?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Prague here.

What are my travel options from Vienna to Prague?

There are 3 ways to get from Vienna to Prague: flight, coach or train.

How far is Prague from Vienna?

Prague is approximately 156 miles (252 km) away from Vienna.

Where do I depart from Vienna? Where do I arrive in Prague?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel operators can get me from Vienna to Prague?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vienna to Prague:

  • You can travel by plane between Vienna and Prague with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Vienna to Prague tickets for £109 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Prague from Vienna by coach with Eurolines Germany. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £8 with Eurolines Germany from Vienna to Prague.
  • You can travel from Vienna to Prague by train with RegioJet a. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with RegioJet a. S. From Vienna to Prague.
Is there a way to travel directly from Vienna to Prague?

Yes, there are direct services available to Prague from Vienna with the following travel operators:

  • You can buy a direct flight with.
  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with ÖBB | Railjet.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Vienna to Prague?
Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Prague often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Vienna to Prague ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £109 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £11 one way.

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

How do I get from Vienna to Prague the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Prague. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Prague:

A coach is £101 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Vienna to Prague costing on average £109.

A coach is about £3 less than a train, which costs on average £11 for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel to Prague from Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Prague by coach can take on average 3 h 25 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 25 min.

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