Prague to Vienna Train

Explore the scenic landscapes traveling from Prague to Vienna by train and relish the most fabulous views of the country. Moreover, you'll get a first-hand look at some of the most beautiful sights in Europe for only $28 one-way! Find out more about everything you need to know about this trip, including the Prague to Vienna train timetable, tickets cost, and rail map.

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254 km

Travel time

Travel Time

4 h 32 min

Trains per day

Daily Departures


Ticket Cost

28 $

Prague - Vienna Rail Route Map

​The trains between Vienna and Prague run frequently. The route is serviced by up to 11 trains every day of the week. Railjet is operating the routes with both direct journeys. The journey can take as little as about 4h 32min. Moreover, it's a great opportunity to relish the fabulous landscapes of the cities.

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  • Typically, railway operators release cheap train tickets at least two weeks before departure. Timetables are usually announced around 12 weeks in advance, as the schedules are usually set 12 weeks in advance.

Train Information & Route Details

Taking a train from​ Prague to Vienna is definitely the most reasonable choice to travel from the amazing capital of Czech Republic to the very heart of fabulous Austria. Traveling by direct high-speed Railjet train operated by OBB Austrian Federal Railways is a great way to asses the highest level of comfort and quality of service on-board.

There are 11 railway connections between Prague and Vienna daily so that you may implement the most ambitious travel plans of yours. The earliest Railjet train leaves Prague Main Station at 04:22 am reaching the maximum speed of 143 mph.

The latest departure from Prague is at 18:22.

Prague to Vienna Railjet Train Coach Classes
ÖBB offers high-speed rail services in Austria with the Railjet trains. Since they were introduced a few years ago, these trains are comfortable, modern, and will take you wherever you need to go. Travel between the major cities of Austria on Prague to Vienna train, or venture further afield to neighboring countries like Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, etc.
Get around Central Europe in style with RegioJet trains! In addition to being a delight to look at, these bright trains offer an impressive display of high performance and hard-to-match speed. The top speed of the Regional Jets is 200 km/h (124 mph), making them very fast. The RegioJet trains provide six types of travel classes, each offering different levels of comfort during the journey.

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Travel Classes Onboard Prague to Vienna Train

Economy Class Seat
Railjet train's simplest seating class is Economy. The coaches in this category are equipped with comfortable seats, folding tables, and footrests. Additionally, you will be offered free newspapers and WiFi. Other amenities include a playground for kids and amenities for travelers with special needs. You can buy food and drinks from the snack trolley or the restaurant cars. During the ticket purchase process, you can choose either a silent car or transport a bike.
1st Class Seat
In this travel class onboard the high-speed Prague to Vienna train you will find individually adjustable leather seats (2 by 1 configuration) with lots of legroom and folding tables. Wi-Fi, electric outlets, and newspaper service onboard Railjet trains are also at your disposal. Food and drinks from the restaurant menu are available for purchase and can be served at your seat as per your request. Facilities for passengers with special needs are provided.
​Business Class Seat
In this class of coach, passengers travel in modern coaches equipped with leather-covered adjustable seats, electrical outlets, and reading lights. There is free Wi-Fi as well as a newspaper service aboard Prague - Vienna trains. Customers can choose food and beverages from the restaurant menu to be served at their seats as they wish.​

Prague to Vienna Train Stations

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Prague to Vienna

Prague Main Station (Praha hlavní nádraží)
Wilsonova 8, 110 00, Prague, Czechia
Vienna Hauptbahnhof
Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100, Vienna, Austria

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