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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Vienna to Prague?

Lowest Price$18.10
Fastest Train4h 3m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train 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 train 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, train 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Vienna to Prague?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Vienna to Prague. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Vienna to Prague?

In the last month, $20.18 was the average price of a train ticket from Vienna, to Prague,, This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 8 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.67 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Prague?

The distance between Vienna and Prague is approximately 156 miles, or 251 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 3 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Vienna to Prague are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Vienna at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Vienna to Prague?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Prague. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Prague to Vienna. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Vienna to Prague for $17.98.

Which train should you take from Vienna to Prague?

RegioJet is the one and only train line which connects Vienna, to Prague,, However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
RegioJet64h 30m$20.41

Where is the train station in Vienna?

There are two stations in Vienna where you can board the train to Prague:

  • Wien Train Station
  • Central Station

Where is the train station in Prague?

There are more train stations and stops in Prague than most cities. Most trains from Vienna will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Prague:

  • Main Railway Station
  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Prague Airport

Price trends for trains from Vienna to Prague

Monthly average prices

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