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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 Aug 3 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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19Deutsche Bahn
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
15ArdaTur
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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23Deutsche Bahn
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16Deutsche Bahn
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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25Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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Aug 14
23Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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Aug 17
19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany
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19Deutsche Bahn
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19Deutsche Bahn
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25Deutsche Bahn
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23Deutsche Bahn
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19Deutsche Bahn
14Eurolines Germany

Travel Information to Prague from Berlin

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€16 - €23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €16 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeCoach • €16 • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) between Berlin and Prague. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Berlin to Prague.

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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
Does Czechia have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Berlin and Prague?

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 issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 7/29/21. 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 to Prague from Berlin.

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 for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 7/30/21. 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 I travel to Prague from Berlin?

There are 2 travel options from Berlin to Prague: coach or train.

How far is it from Berlin to Prague?

The distance from Berlin to Prague is approximately 173 miles (279 km).

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Berlin to Prague:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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 Flixbus for coaches to Prague. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Berlin to Prague tickets on Omio for €16.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Prague. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Prague tickets on Omio for €23.
Can I travel directly between Berlin and Prague?

Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Prague with the following travel operators:

  • You can purchase a direct coach with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, ArdaTur, Comati PSG or Arda Tur.
  • You'll find direct trains with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Prague as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Berlin and Prague.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Berlin and Prague ends?
Your journey from Berlin to Prague doesn't have to end in Prague. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Budapest or Munich. If you’d like to add Vienna, Budapest or Munich to your Berlin to Prague trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Prague today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Prague from Berlin online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is €16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average €23 one way 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.

How do I get from Berlin to Prague the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Prague. Tickets for a coach cost on average €16.

This is compared to other travel options to Prague:

A coach is about €7 less than a train, which costs on average €23 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Berlin to Prague?

The fastest way to get to Prague from Berlin is by coach with an average travel time of 3 h.

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

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

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