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Journey Information

Prague to Vienna bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$14.00
Shortest Duration3h 54m
Trips per day29
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Prague to Vienna

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Prague to Vienna?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $17.92 was the low point for bus fares from Prague to Vienna. Buses from Vienna to Prague are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $17.92 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 21 minutes to cover the 156 miles (251 kilometers) 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 11:00pm. 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 29 scheduled buses that travel from Prague to Vienna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 27 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 $19.36.

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 29 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus294h 21m$18.42
RegioJet Bus15h 40m$20.20

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:

  • Main Railway Station
  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Tomíčkova

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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