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Journey Information

Vienna to Prague bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.98
Shortest Duration4h 5m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vienna to Prague right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Vienna to Prague?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $19.36 was the low point for bus fares from Vienna to Prague. Buses from Prague to Vienna are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $19.36 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 16 minutes to cover the 156 miles (251 kilometers) from Vienna, to Prague,, However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 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 Vienna to Prague 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 Vienna?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00am. To see the times for all buses from Vienna to Prague, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Vienna to Prague. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Vienna to Prague; ticket prices start at $18.10.

What bus companies travel from Vienna to Prague?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Vienna, to Prague,, Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus24h 12m$23.10
RegioJet Bus25h 5m$27.02

Where does the bus leave from in Vienna?

Vienna, has two bus stations with service to Prague, :

  • Erdberg
  • Central Station

Where does the bus arrive in Prague?

Buses arrive in Prague at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Prague, :

  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Main Railway Station
  • Prague Airport
  • Zličín

Price trends for buses from Vienna to Prague

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