How to travel from Berlin to Prague

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from Berlin to Prague

You can get from Berlin to Prague by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Prague on Dec 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMBerlin4h30 09:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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Travel Information from Berlin to Prague

distanceDistance279 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€3 - €64
fastestFastest modeTrain • €26 • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 279 km by coach, ferry, flight or train from Berlin to Prague. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Berlin to Prague.

General Information about the journey from Berlin to Prague

It is possible to make this journey by direct flight, bus or train. All have similar journey times of around 4.5 hours. Buses are the most regular and frequent method of travel with dozens of daily departures.

Buses from Berlin to Prague

Regular and frequent buses run between the two cities 24-hours a day, seven days a week with the direct journey taking from 4 to 5 hours. Services are operated by Flixbus, Infobus and Eurolines. Departures are from Berlin Tegel Airport, Berlin main bus station or Südkreuz train station. Buses arrive at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station. All have taxi ranks and are well-linked to city centres and public transport systems.

Trains from Berlin to Prague

Deutsche Bahn operate six direct trains a day to Prague from Berlin with a journey time of approximately 4.5 hours. There are also three departures with a change at Leipzig that take around half an hour longer. The first train leaves in the early hours of the morning while the last departure is at about 5:00 p.m. Direct trains leave from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive into Prague Hlavni Nadrazi Station. Both are centrally located with taxis and car rentals available.

Flights from Berlin to Prague

There are two direct flights a day between the two cities, operated on a code-share basis by Czech Airlines and Air Berlin. The total journey time is around 4 hours. Departures are at just before 7:30 a.m. and at around 4:00 p.m. Flights depart from Berlin Tegel Airport and arrive into Prague Vaclav Airport. Taxis, car rentals and shuttle services are available at all terminals.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Prague

Travel Tips: Travel to Prague easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Prague.

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Prague, Czechia is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Prague from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Prague, Czechia from Berlin?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Prague from Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Czechia is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Czechia?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Czechia?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Berlin, Germany was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Berlin from Prague.

There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Prague: coach, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Berlin to Prague is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around €3 compared to other travel options to Prague:

A flight is generally €61 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average €64 from Berlin to Prague.

A flight is generally €23 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average €26 from Berlin to Prague.

The fastest way from Berlin to Prague is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Prague from Berlin can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Prague by coach can take on average 4 h 5 min.

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Prague is approximately 279 km away from Berlin.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Prague is:

  • 11 coaches a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Prague from Berlin as scheduled services by coach, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Prague:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Berlin Hbf to Prague.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Prague, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Prague by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Berlin to Prague tickets on Omio for €64.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Prague by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague for €26.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Prague with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Prague with Flixbus, ArdaTur or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With 11 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct trains per day to take to Prague with Deutsche Bahn.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Prague tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Prague often also extend their holiday to go to Vienna, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Berlin to Prague, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is €64 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €3 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is €26 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Prague tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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