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Prague to Vienna bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$10.78
Fastest time3h 54m
Trips per day27
Bus lines2
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Prague-Vienna Bus Schedule

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Price trends for buses from Prague to Vienna

Average prices by travel date

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The best way to travel from Prague to Vienna depends on your priorities. The time you’ll spend on a bus is almost as fast as taking the train. Bus tickets start at 270.05 CZK ($11.74), and the travel time is a bit longer than 4 hours. There are 38 daily bus trips, though, so if you want more options when it comes to departure and arrival times, a bus is the best option.

As for train travel, there are 8 daily train trips from Prague to Vienna, and you can get to Vienna in as few as 4 hours for an average price of 471.55 CZK ($20.50).

What money is used in Prague?

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, uses the Czech koruna (CZK). It’s also sometimes referred to as the Czech crown or krone. The Czech Republic is part of the European Union, but the euro is not widely accepted.

What is the best time of year to go to Vienna?

The best times of year to visit Vienna are late summer through early fall, and the Christmas season. September and October are good months to visit because the weather will likely still be warm or pleasantly cool, without the crowds and higher prices of the summer peak season. Room prices may be higher during the Christmas season, but the magical, fairy tale-like atmosphere and Christmas markets make that worth it to many.

How much is a bus ticket from Prague to Vienna?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$17.23 was the low point for bus fares from Prague to Vienna. Buses from Vienna to Prague are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$17.23 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 27 minutes to cover the 251 kilometers (156 miles) from Prague to Vienna. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 54 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Prague to Vienna at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Prague?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Prague to Vienna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 27 scheduled buses that travel from Prague to Vienna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 22 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Prague to Vienna; ticket prices start at US$19.77.

What bus companies travel from Prague to Vienna?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Prague to Vienna. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 27 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus274h 27mUS$17.63
RegioJet Bus16h 0mUS$19.62

Where does the bus leave from in Prague?

Buses to Vienna leave from multiple locations in Prague,, These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Main Railway Station
  • Tomíčkova
  • Zličín

Where does the bus arrive in Vienna?

Buses arrive in Vienna at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Vienna, :

  • Erdberg
  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
  • Central Station

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