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How to get from Prague to Vienna by train

The bohemian atmosphere of Prague and the stunning architecture of Vienna are highlights of any European trip. Traveling by train between these capitals is easy, affordable, and fast. Find out what your travel options are and how you can have a smooth and pleasant journey by train.

Video train route Vienna - Prague

Train options for Prague to Vienna

Map with train route Prague to Vienna


EuroCity train Night train

Travel time

4hrs 25 minutes 6hrs 50 minutes

Seat reservations

Optional Mandatory


Praha Hlavni Nadrazi -
Vienna (Wien) Praterstern
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi -
Vienna (Wien) Westbahnhof

Traveling by EuroCity train

    EuroCity train
EuroCity train

The fastest and most comfortable way to travel from Prague to Vienna is by taking the EuroCity train. This modern and luxurious train will get you to your destination in 4 hours and 25 minutes. It departs 8 times per day. For actual travel times, check out our timetable.

With a Eurail Pass you can simply hop on board this train. Seat reservations are optional. We recommend making a reservation during busy periods, and when you want to sit together as a group.

Eurail Passes

Eurail Pass cover

The Eurail Pass is a train pass that lets you travel on nearly every train in Europe. It comes in all shapes and sizes, so you can pick the one that best fits your vacation plans. 


Check out our Eurail Passes.