The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Prague to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 18 m
4 h 26 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Prague for Berlin every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||4 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||€44 (€44)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Prague to Berlin cover the 279 km long journey taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €22. Travellers depart most frequently from Praha hlavní nádraží and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Prague to Berlin from €22. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the BahnCard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Prague to Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Trains from Prague to Berlin run three times a day, including weekends. The journey to the German capital takes just under five hours and can be done without any changes. The first train from Prague to Berlin leaves just before 12.30pm and the last at about 4.30pm. The service is part of Deutsche Bahn's high-speed EuroCity network.
Travellers can choose to take trains from Prague to Berlin from either Praha Hlavni Nadr or Praha Holsovice stations. All trains to Berlin stop at both stations. Both stations are easily accessible from the city centre using Prague's efficient public transport which consist of either trams or the metro system. Taxis are also available.
Trains from Prague arrive at Berlin's newly refurbished Hauptbahnhof station, which is in the heart of the German capital. Onward transport is available using the U-Bahn, S-Bahn, trams, buses or taxis.
Berlin is a fascinating, sprawling city with a wealth of history to fascinate the traveller. Five museums on Museumsinsel (Museum Island) focus their attention on archaeology and 19th-century art and, as a whole, have been listed by UNESCO. The Museum for Contemporary Art, in a former railway station, houses art made since the 1960s, while the Checkpoint Charlie Museum marks the most notorious crossing point between the former East and West Berlin and is a reminder of the divisions of the Cold War. The city's Jewish Museum has a distinctive, angular design by the star architect Daniel Libeskind and a visit is an unforgettable experience. Berlin has a vibrant nightlife and to cater for those who indulge in it, the city's U-Bahn system operates all night on Fridays and Saturdays.
When departing from Prague, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Praha hlavní nádraží, Praha-Holesovice and Prague - Kačerov. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your journey in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Praha hlavní nádraží, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre.
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