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 Jul 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMBerlin4h30 01:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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05:00PMBerlin4h30 09:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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01:00PMBerlin4h30 05:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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07:00PMBerlin4h30 11:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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Travel Information between Berlin and Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€47 - €58
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • €47 • 4 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • €58 • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by coach or train to Prague from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €47. 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 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.

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.

Can I enter Czechia if coming from Germany?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Prague if travelling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Czechia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/25/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Prague from Berlin.

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Czechia is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Prague, Czechia?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Prague?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/1/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Prague here.

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

The cheapest way from Berlin to Prague is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €47 compared to other travel options to Prague:

A train journey is usually €11 less than a journey to Prague by coach, which costs on average €58 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Prague from Berlin is by coach with an average travel time of 4 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Prague that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 19 min   on average.

Prague is approximately 173 miles (279 km) away from Berlin.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Prague is:

  • 6 trains a 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.

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 who book a train ticket from Berlin to Prague depart from Berlin Hbf to Prague, Praha, Zličín.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Prague:

  • You can travel to Prague from Berlin by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €58 with Flixbus from Berlin to Prague.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Prague with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for €47 with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague.

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 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Prague with Deutsche Bahn with around 6 direct trains every day.

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 journey.

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.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €58 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing €47 one way on average.

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

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