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Journey Information

Prague to Vienna bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.83
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

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.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Prague to Vienna during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Prague to Vienna?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.02 was the low point for bus fares from Prague to Vienna. Buses from Vienna to Prague are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.02 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. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $6.06 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 156 miles (251 kilometers) from Prague, to Vienna,, However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours, 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Vienna. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Prague?

The first bus leaves at 6:00pm 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 usually only 2 buses per day from Prague to Vienna. 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 Prague to Vienna; ticket prices start at $17.95.

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 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus24h 8m$19.46
RegioJet Bus14h 50m$30.26

Book FlixBus from Prague to Vienna from $18. There are 2 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Prague to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay $19 for a FlixBus ticket to Vienna. In Prague, FlixBus departs to Vienna from Main Railway Station and one other station. In Vienna, FlixBus arrives at Erdberg, An average trip on FlixBus from Prague to Vienna takes 4 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Vienna in 4 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, FlixBus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $20 for a weekend trip to Vienna.

Book RegioJet Bus from Prague to Vienna from $30. Typically there is one RegioJet Bus schedule per day from Prague to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay $30 for a RegioJet Bus ticket to Vienna. In Prague, RegioJet Bus departs to Vienna from ÚAN Florenc, In Vienna, RegioJet Bus arrives at Central Station, An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Prague to Vienna takes 4 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Vienna in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

Where does the bus leave from in Prague?

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

  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Main Railway Station

Where does the bus arrive in Vienna?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Vienna, :

  • Erdberg
  • Central Station

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