The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Prague to Berlin will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.
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4 h 17 m
5 h 41 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 trains that leave Prague for Berlin every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 280 km distance in an average of 5 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 17 m .
The slowest trains will take 10 h 46 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 17 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€20)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Prague to Berlin cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Prague to Berlin train.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Prague to Berlin:
Trains from Prague to Berlin run three times a day, including weekends. The journey to the German capital takes just under five hours and can be done without any changes. The first train from Prague to Berlin leaves just before 12.30pm and the last at about 4.30pm. The service is part of Deutsche Bahn's high-speed EuroCity network.
Return journeys for trains from Berlin to Prague are also available.
Travellers can choose to take trains from Prague to Berlin from either Praha Hlavni Nadr or Praha Holsovice stations. All trains to Berlin stop at both stations. Both stations are easily accessible from the city centre using Prague's efficient public transport which consist of either trams or the metro system. Taxis are also available.
Trains from Prague arrive at Berlin's newly refurbished Hauptbahnhof station, which is in the heart of the German capital. Onward transport is available using the U-Bahn, S-Bahn, trams, buses or taxis.
Berlin is a fascinating, sprawling city with a wealth of history to fascinate the traveller. Five museums on Museumsinsel (Museum Island) focus their attention on archaeology and 19th-century art and, as a whole, have been listed by UNESCO. The Museum for Contemporary Art, in a former railway station, houses art made since the 1960s, while the Checkpoint Charlie Museum marks the most notorious crossing point between the former East and West Berlin and is a reminder of the divisions of the Cold War. The city's Jewish Museum has a distinctive, angular design by the star architect Daniel Libeskind and a visit is an unforgettable experience. Berlin has a vibrant nightlife and to cater for those who indulge in it, the city's U-Bahn system operates all night on Fridays and Saturdays.
Travel between Prague, Czechia and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Prague to Berlin as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Berlin to Prague is: Partially open
Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 13/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Berlin to Prague train here.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and travel around 6.2 miles (10 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the train station to the city centre in Berlin.
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