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Cheapest price$10.53
Shortest Duration3h 50m
Trips per day32
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What is the best way to get from Vienna to Prague?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Prague is to take a bus. Bus tickets for this route average $18.56, but can be found for as low as $11.23. Train tickets average $19.08, and the price of a plane ticket between these destinations starts around $200.

The fastest way to get to Prague from Vienna is via plane, which takes about 50 minutes if you fly direct. In terms of ground travel, Flixbus is the fastest option with an average travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes. The RegioJet train is the third fastest option, with an average duration of 5 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does a bus ticket from Vienna to Prague cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Vienna to Prague were $16.52.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Vienna to Prague is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average $6.03 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Vienna to Prague?

The distance between Vienna and Prague is approximately 155.97 miles, or 250.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Vienna to Prague?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Vienna to Prague by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Vienna to Prague?

On average there are 32 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vienna to Prague, with an average of 30 trips per day and 601 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers serve the route from Vienna to Prague. Of the 32 trips there are 26 trips that are direct connections to Prague.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Vienna to Prague start at $18.21.

4 carriers offer Vienna to Prague bus trips

Arda Tur

Book Arda Tur from Vienna to Prague from $12.22. Typically there is one Arda Tur schedule per day from Vienna to Prague and you can expect on average to pay $12.24 for a Arda Tur ticket to Prague. In Vienna, Arda Tur departs to Prague from Stadioncenter, In Prague, Arda Tur arrives at ÚAN Florenc,

An average trip on Arda Tur from Vienna to Prague takes 5 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Arda Tur trip will get you to Prague in 3 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Arda Tur offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $12.25 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Prague.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
5h 29m
Avg. Price
$12.24

Citylines

Book Citylines from Vienna to Prague from $16.67. Typically there is one Citylines schedule per day from Vienna to Prague and you can expect on average to pay $16.69 for a Citylines ticket to Prague. In Vienna, Citylines departs to Prague from Central Bus Station Vib, In Prague, Citylines arrives at ÚAN Florenc,

An average trip on Citylines from Vienna to Prague takes 4 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Citylines trip will get you to Prague in 3 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Citylines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $16.70 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Prague.

Restroom
WiFi
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 26m
Avg. Price
$16.69

RegioJet Bus

Book RegioJet Bus from Vienna to Prague from $12.14. There are 8 trips per day offered by RegioJet Bus from Vienna to Prague and you can expect on average to pay $17.78 for a RegioJet Bus ticket to Prague. In Vienna, RegioJet Bus departs to Prague from Central Station, In Prague, RegioJet Bus arrives at ÚAN Florenc and one other station.

An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Vienna to Prague takes 5 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Prague in 3 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, RegioJet Bus offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $16.79 for a weekend trip to Prague.

Restroom
WiFi
Newspaper/Magazine
Movies
Snacks
Satellite TV
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
5h 15m
Avg. Price
$17.78

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Vienna to Prague from $10.53. There are 30 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Vienna to Prague and you can expect on average to pay $17.96 for a FlixBus ticket to Prague. In Vienna, FlixBus departs to Prague from Erdberg and one other station. In Prague, FlixBus arrives at Main Railway Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on FlixBus from Vienna to Prague takes 4 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Prague in 3 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 35 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.14 for a weekend trip to Prague.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
4h 28m
Avg. Price
$17.96
There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Prague will depart from these stations in Vienna:
  • Erdberg
  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
  • Central Station
  • Stadioncenter
  • Central Bus Station Vib
Buses arrive in Prague at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Prague for trips arriving from Vienna:
  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Main Railway Station
  • Tomíčkova
  • Zličín
  • Prague Airport