How to travel from Prague to Berlin

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from Prague to Berlin

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

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To get from Prague to Berlin on May 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Berlin from Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€15 - €19
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €15 • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €19 • 4 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) to Berlin from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 17 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 trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Prague to Berlin.

How to Travel from Prague to Berlin

The fastest way to reach Berlin from Prague is to travel by bus. Frequent coaches operate between the two cities and take just under 4 hours to achieve the distance. Travelers can also choose to travel to Berlin by train, as there are regular train services that run between the cities and take just under 5 hours in duration. Alternatively, passengers may choose to fly with one of the airlines that travel between Prague Václav Havel Airport and Berlin Tegel Airport in about 4 hours.

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

Cheapest way to travel from Prague to Berlin

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Berlin. Coaches traveling from Prague to Berlin depart from Prague's UAN Florenc bus station and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at Berlin's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB). Over 80 coaches travel from Prague to Berlin every day, with the earliest bus departing at 3:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Prague to Berlin include Infobus, Flixbus, Eurolines, Regiojet, and ArdaTur.


Fastest way to travel from Prague to Berlin

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Prague to Berlin. Flights travel from Prague's Václav Havel Airport and arrive at either Berlin-Tegel or Berlin-Schönefeld Airport after 50 minutes of flight time. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Prague to Berlin when traveling to and from Prague and Berlin's airports is factored into the total travel time. 6 direct flights travel from Prague to Berlin every day, with the first departing at 6:30 a.m. Airline that travels from Prague to Berlin is Czech Airlines.

Most popular way to travel from Prague to Berlin

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Prague to Berlin. Coaches traveling from Prague to Berlin are approximately 40 minutes faster than taking the train while also being £11 cheaper on average. Similarly, while taking a flight is 15 minutes faster than traveling from Prague to Berlin by bus, most travelers choose the bus which is £67 cheaper on average.

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FAQs

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Berlin, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Berlin from Prague restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Berlin, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 5/22/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Berlin from Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 5/15/22. 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 Prague from Berlin.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Prague to Berlin. Tickets for a coach cost on average €15.

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A coach journey is usually €4 less than a journey to Berlin by train, which costs on average €19 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Prague to Berlin is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 17 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Berlin by coach can take on average 4 h 25 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Berlin is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Berlin from Prague 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 for travellers from Prague to Berlin:

  • Coaches from Prague to Berlin most often leave from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly leave from Prague, Praha, Zličín and tend to arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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

  • You can take a coach from Prague to Berlin with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for €15 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Prague to Berlin.
  • You can go to Berlin from Prague by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for €19 with Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Berlin on Omio.
Your journey from Prague to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Paris or Munich to your Prague to Berlin trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!

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

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

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

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