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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 Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMBerlin4h30 07:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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03:00PMBerlin4h30 07:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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Fri
Jan 28
42Deutsche Bahn
22ArdaTur
Sat
Jan 29
19Deutsche Bahn
19RACIC
Sun
Jan 30
19Deutsche Bahn
19RACIC
Mon
Jan 31
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
19Deutsche Bahn
19Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Feb 2
19Deutsche Bahn
19RACIC
Thu
Feb 3
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Fri
Feb 4
19Deutsche Bahn
22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Feb 5
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
19Deutsche Bahn
19RACIC
Mon
Feb 7
19Deutsche Bahn
17Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Thu
Feb 10
16Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Fri
Feb 11
19Deutsche Bahn
15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Feb 12
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Sun
Feb 13
19Deutsche Bahn
15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Feb 14
19Deutsche Bahn
19RACIC
Tue
Feb 15
19Deutsche Bahn
19Flixbus
Wed
Feb 16
19Deutsche Bahn
17Flixbus

Travel Information from Berlin to Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€15 - €19
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €15 • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €19 • 4 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by coach or train from Berlin to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Czechia due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Prague from Berlin?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czechia is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Czechia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Prague from Berlin?

Conditions of entry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Prague, Czechia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Czechia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/20/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Berlin and Prague.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Prague, Czechia?

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Czechia?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/26/22. 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.

How do you get from Berlin to Prague?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Berlin to Prague. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Prague?

The cheapest way from Berlin to Prague is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €15 compared to other travel options to Prague:

A coach is about €4 less than a train, which costs on average €19 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Berlin to Prague?

The quickest way to travel between Berlin and Prague is by train, which takes on average 4 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 20 min   on average.

How many miles are between Berlin and Prague

The distance between Berlin and Prague is around 173 miles (279 km).

How many services a day are there between Berlin and Prague?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Prague is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Prague?

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 train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.

Which travel companies can get me from Berlin 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 STUDENT AGENCY k. S. To go to Prague by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Berlin to Prague tickets on Omio for €15.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Prague by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Prague tickets on Omio for €19.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Prague from Berlin?

Many of our customers travelling from Berlin to Prague don't make Prague their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Vienna, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your Berlin and Prague trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Prague to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Berlin to Prague tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Berlin and Prague, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost €15 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average €19 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Prague from Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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