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How to get from Prague to Salzburg

Salzburg in night
Written by Tomas

Distance between Prague to Salzburg is 365 km. In this article we will show you several ways how to get from Prague to Salzburg.

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia region. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.24 million people. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters. Popular historic monuments are Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Astronomical Clock…

Salzburg  is the fourth-largest city in Austria. Salzburg’s “Old Town” is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps and is also like Prague listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are three ways how to get from Prague to Salzburg:

  • by car with shuttle bus
  • by train
  • by bus

Shuttle bus transport from Prague to Salzburg

The best way how to get from Prague to Salzburg is use shuttle bus transfer. Trip will take about 4,5 hours. Shared shuttle bus transfer from Prague to Salzburg cost 2 050 CZK for person, in larger group you can get a interesting discount. For example if you are part of group of eight people, price will be only 1600 CZK per person.

With shuttle bus you can take advantage of door to door transport. That means that you will be picked up where were you want, for example in front of your hotel or place where are stand, and drop off will be again wherever you want.

Another great plus of using shuttle bus is that you can change your trip to scenic trip. So you will not miss a single place what you want to visit.

Prague to Salzburg by train

From Prague to Salzburg you can use train. Trip will take around 6,5 hours and you will need to change train in Linz .

Prague to Salzburg by bus

Between Prague and Salzburg is one bus line which goes through the night and take 6 hours.


If you do not waste time or you are part of large group use shuttle bus transport. It is a bit expensive but you will do not need to spend extra hours in slow public transportation. Also big advantage is turn your ride to scenic way(for example Linz is on the route). If you want to use public transportation we recommend bus.

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