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How to get from Vienna to Prague

Prague - Charles bridge, Czech Republic
Written by Tomas

Distance between Vienna and Prague is 335 km. In this article we will show you several ways how to get from Vienna to Prague.

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…

Vienna is  is the capital and largest city of Austria. Its cultural and political center.

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

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

Shuttle bus transport from Vienna to Prague

The fastest way how to get from Prague to Vienna is by car. Shuttle bus transfer from Vienna to Prague will cost you 2050 CZK if you are travelling alone. If you are part of a larger group price pro one can be readuce to 1600 CZK per person. Trip will take 3,5 hours.

Transport by shuttle bus has of door to door advantage. That means that you will be picked up where were you want, for example in front of your hotel, and drop off will be again wherever you want. That saves a lot of time and energy.

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

Vienna to Prague by train

From Vienna to Prague goes a public bus. Trip takes  4-5 hours.

Vienna to Prague by bus

From Vienna to Prague goes a public bus. Ride takes  4-5 hours.


If you do not waste time and energy or you are part of large group use shuttle bus transport. This is the best option for you. It is a bit expensive but you will do not need to spend extra hours in slower transportation. Also big advantage is turn your ride to sightseeing. If you want to use public transportation we recommend train.

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