Trains Prague to Vienna

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Facts

Trains Prague <> Vienna

Booking horizon 3 months
Average duration 4h23
Day trains EuroCity, Regiojet
Night trains None
Direct trains Yes
First train dep Prague 04h48
Last train dep Prague 21h56
First train dep Vienna 06h39
Last train dep Vienna 22h16
Trains per day maximum 11 per day
Train companies

Czech Railways
ÖBB Austrian Railways
RegioJet
Leo Express

Station Prague Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Station Vienna Wien Hbf (Hauptbahnhof)

RegioJet - Features

 

Features of traveling RegioJet

All classes

  • Wifi for free
  • Bottled water
  • Top-quality refreshments for affordable prices ranging from croissants to sushi (not in Low-Cost class)

Low-Cost class

  • Basic, no thrills low cost travel, journey at the very best price
  • Plush non-adjustable seats
  • Open plan coaches for 80 people
  • Bicycles free of charge, reservation obligatory
  • No catering, no possibility to buy refreshments

Standard class

  • Adjustable leather or plush seats with headrests
  • Coupe (compartment) for six people
  • Italian illy coffee (espresso, latte macchiato, lungo or cappucino)
  • From the trolley: 100% apple juice, american coffee, fresh mint tea
  • Choose to book a children's compartment*:
    • seats numbered 61-66
    • large-area coupe (compartment) with six seats for adults and chairs for children
    • funny pictures, toys, screen with fairy tales and games
  • Or choose to travel in the large, modern ASTRA coach:
    • adjustable seats with built-in multimedia LCD screens
    • modern interior design, impressive combination of wood, glass and stainless steel
    • socket and USB for each seat

Relax class

  • Coach with adjustable leather seats
  • Separate seat option
  • Large tables for work and entertainment
  • Italian illy coffee (espresso, latte macchiato, lungo or cappucino)
  • Fresh mint tea on request

Business class

  • Spacious coupe (compartment) for just four people
  • Comfortable adjustable leather seats with headrests and your own table
  • Power socket for each seat
  • 100% orange juice Rio or Bohemia Sekt Brut
  • Cookies
  • Italian illy coffee (espresso, latte macchiato, lungo or cappucino)
  • Oxalis tea or fresh mint tea on request

*) Please mind that children without a reservation only may enter with the consent of the passengers who do have a reservation.

RegioJet - Info

Routes

Examples:

General

Trains that are run by parent company Student Agency which is based in Czech Republic. Cheap train tickets, with a lot of options as they have four classes on board. Catering is available on all services, except for "Low-Cost class". Runs international services from Prague to Vienna and Bratislava. Also trains within Czech Republic. Bicycles are taken on RegioJet when booked in advance and traveling "Low-Cost class".

All classes

  • Wifi for free
  • Bottled water
  • Top-quality refreshments for affordable prices ranging from croissants to sushi (not in Low-Cost class)

Low-Cost class

  • Basic, no thrills low cost travel, journey at the very best price
  • Plush non-adjustable seats
  • Open plan coaches for 80 people
  • Bicycles free of charge, reservation obligatory
  • No catering, no possibility to buy refreshments

Standard class

  • Adjustable leather or plush seats with headrests
  • Coupe (compartment) for six people
  • Italian illy coffee (espresso, latte macchiato, lungo or cappucino)
  • From the trolley: 100% apple juice, american coffee, fresh mint tea
  • Choose to book a children's compartment*:
    • seats numbered 61-66
    • large-area coupe (compartment) with six seats for adults and chairs for children
    • funny pictures, toys, screen with fairy tales and games
  • Or choose to travel in the large, modern ASTRA coach:
    • adjustable seats with built-in multimedia LCD screens
    • modern interior design, impressive combination of wood, glass and stainless steel
    • socket and USB for each seat

Relax class

  • Coach with adjustable leather seats
  • Separate seat option
  • Large tables for work and entertainment
  • Italian illy coffee (espresso, latte macchiato, lungo or cappucino)
  • Fresh mint tea on request

Business class

  • Spacious coupe (compartment) for just four people
  • Comfortable adjustable leather seats with headrests and your own table
  • Power socket for each seat
  • 100% orange juice Rio or Bohemia Sekt Brut
  • Cookies
  • Italian illy coffee (espresso, latte macchiato, lungo or cappucino)
  • Oxalis tea or fresh mint tea on request

Catering

All RegioJet-trains have a trolley service (except in Low-Cost class). 

Children

Special compartments for familys and for parents with babies and toddlers. Children up to and including 15 years travel for free with their (grand)parents.

Dogs

On RegioJet, little animals/pets and little dogs can be transported, but always in a transport box or a bag with solid bottom. The animal has to stay in the box for the whole time.

Luggage

No luggage limit on board of RegioJet-trains. Small luggage can be stowed in the overhead luggage racks or under your seat, for larger cases there are luggage racks in the compartments and near the outside doors. 

Boarding

No check-in needed, you can turn up at the station and board the train at any time before departure. 

Interrail / Eurail 

InterRail & Eurail passes are fully valid on RegioJet. The reservation fee is €3,- in Standard class, €5,- in Relax class or €10,- in Business class. To travel Business class, you'll need to have a first class train pass. Given prices are the price per person.

Groups 

For groups from 6 persons we offer special group fare, see Group travel by train.

Business

The Business class onboard RegioJet-trains offers a comfortable and quiet working sphere.  Every seat has its own table available. More information:  Business travel by train

RegioJet - InterRail/Eurail

InterRail & Eurail passes are fully valid on RegioJet. The reservation fee is €3,- in Standard class, €5,- in Relax class or €10,- in Business class. To travel Business class, you'll need to have a first class train pass. Given prices are the price per person.

RegioJet - Price information

The following fares are regular prices per person and are available on every train, any time, any day, any date - but for some trains the fares may be a euro or two more. Tickets can be booked at these prices as long as seats are available up to 15 minutes before departure.

Low-Cost

  • €15,- one way

Standard

  • €19,- one way

Relax

  • €22,- one way

Business

  • €29,- one way

Children

  • 0-5 years free
  • 6-15 years child rate

RailJet - Info

RailJet is a type of train that links (among other routes) Prague's central station Hlavni Nadrazi with Vienna's central station Hauptbahnhof. The service is provided by the state-owned ÖBB of Austria and Ceske Drahy of the Czech Republic. RailJet trains are equipped with air conditioning, WiFi and toilets.

RailJet - Features

 

Features of traveling RailJet*)

All classes

  • Wifi for free
  • Power sockets at all seats
  • Restaurant car for snacks, meals, beer, wine, tea & coffee
  • Refreshment trolley that comes to your seat

2nd Class

  • Large, open plan car with plush seats
  • Mainly two seated, sometimes four seats around a table

1st Class

  • Open plan car with leather seats
  • More leg and elbow room compared to 2nd class
  • Orders (€) for catering taken at your seat and food/drink is brought to you - no need to visit the restaurant car
  • Mainly two seated or separate seats, sometimes two or four seats around a table

Business Class

  • Premium 1st class
  • Six seats at one end of the 1st class car
  • Complimentary welcome drink and a small snack
  • Orders (€) for catering taken at your seat and food/drink is brought to you - no need to visit the restaurant car
  • A €15,- reservation fee on top youf any 1st Class ticket or railpass applies

*) The exact execution of your train journey depends on the Czech version or the Austrian version of the train. Both are similar to each other.

RailJet - Price information

Unlike the fixed pricing of RegioJet, RailJet uses flexible rates. Early booking rates start at € 14 per person in 2nd class, € 29 per person in 1st class and € 44 per person in business class.

The name of these advantageous rates is Sparschiene (term of ÖBB Austrian Railways) and these rates are only valid on a specific train / date / time. No options for changing or canceling. If you don't mind planning and booking as soon as your plans are fixed, then this is the best choice.

RailJet also has rates with wider terms and conditions at the full price. For example, in 2nd class a ticket from Prague to Vienna costs € 64 per person (excl. Seat reservation). These tickets are available indefinitely before departure and are valid for every train on the chosen calendar day.

RailJet - InterRail/Eurail

Interrail and Eurail are accepted on all RailJet-services without a supplement. Seat reservation is not compulsory but strongly recommended for long journeys or busy travel days (Fridays-Mondays). A seat reservation costs €4,50 per person in 2nd class, €5,90 per person in 1st class and €15,- per person in business class (1st class railpass needed).

Timetable and route

Train times

Use our journey planner to find all trains from Prague to Vienna

The first train leaves at 04h48  from Prague to Vienna, the last train leaves at 21h56. The average journey time is 4 hours and 23 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 12 direct trains run between Prague and Vienna. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets for the train from Prague to Vienna!

Czech Republic by train - Train tickets & info

Czech Republic by train

Travel by train through Czech Republic. Book a rail pass for various days or a single ticket. For Czech Republic you can book the Interrail One Country Pass and Eurail One Country Pass.

All trains of RegioJet are bookable through HappyRail.

When travelling on an Interrail or Eurail Pass you can make your reservations on HappyRail.com as well. Simply fill in your departure and destination station to book the reservation. 

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Austria by train - Train tickets & info

Here at HappyRail we book all train tickets in Austria. Simply enter your departure and arrival station at the top of this page and select travel date/time and number of travellers.  We offer both domestic and international tickets.

 How to book cheap train tickets in Austria

  • Book as early as possibe
  • Train tickets are available 6 to 3 months in advance
  • Avoid booking trains running during rush hour
  • Travel very early in the morning or early in the afternoon

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Train tickets Europe

Domestic train tickets

Domestic train tickets are based on a fare per kilometre, a few examples: Salzburg-Graz: €73,80, Salzburg-Vienna, €58,40 and Vienna-Graz €41,40. All long distance trains offer both second and first class, regional trains second class only.

Sometimes a so called "Sparschiene"-fare is bookable, on popular routes. For example Innsbruck-Vienna from € 19.- per person or even less.

A seat reservation is not compulsory, but can be useful on busy travel times like weekends or holidays. Seat reservation is possible on Railjet/ICE/EC and IC-trains for €4,50 per person. Sales for domestic tickets start 6 months before travel date. 

International tickets

For international journeys from Germany there are “Super Sparpreis-Europa”-fares available. These fares start at €19 for short journeys like Munich-Salzburg and €39 for longer journeys like Cologne-Vienna. Prices are subject to availability, early booking is recommended.

Booking starts 6 months before travel date for night trains and 3 months before travel date for day trains. International fares are also available on all routes from Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic

Rail passes

If you’re planning to make several (longer) journeys within Austria the Interrail One Country Pass might be a useful purchase. Prices start at € 146 for second class and € 195 in first class for 3 flexible days in a month, there are also passes available for 4, 5, 6 or 8 days in a month. Seat reservation is not compulsory, but can be useful on long distances or busy days. Booking can be made on top of this page by selecting "Passes".

If you're from abroad (not a resident of Europe), please look for Eurail instead of Interrail.

Praha Hlavni Nadrazi - Info

Railway Station Prague  

Praha Hlavni Nadrazi is name of the main station of Prague, located nearby the old city centre. The old name of the station is "Wilson Station".  Another major station in Prague is Praha Holesovice, around 2.5 kilomters from the central square. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: no, but wifi is available in restaurants at the station
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Subway: -
  • Bus: -
  • Tram: 5 minutes, multiple trams 
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

Praha Hlavni Nadrazi - Hotels near the station

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Praha Hlavni Nadrazi - Rental cars

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Wien Hbf - Info

Railway Station Vienna  

Wien Hbf is the name of the main station of Vienna. Another major station in Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof which used to be the main station until recently.   

Facilities

  • Wifi: no, but Wifi is available in restaurants at the station
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre (to th Stephansdom) 

  • Walking: 35 minutes
  • Bike: yes, City Bikes Vienna
  • Subway: U1, 15 minutes
  • Bus: -
  • Tram: - 
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

Wien Hbf - Hotels near the station

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Wien Hbf - Rental cars

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