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from Berlin to Prague

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

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Prague on 30 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:00Berlin4h30 19:30Prague
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£151One-way
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12:00Berlin4h30 16:30Prague
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£141One-way
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19:00Berlin4h30 23:30Prague
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£151One-way
09:00Berlin4h30 13:30Prague
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£221One-way
06:17Berlin Hbf4h04 10:21Praha Nadrazi Holesovice
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£251One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£31Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Thu
30 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Fri
1 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
2 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13Eurolines Germany
Sun
3 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Mon
4 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13Eurolines Germany
Tue
5 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Wed
6 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13Eurolines Germany
Thu
7 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Fri
8 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Sat
9 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13Eurolines Germany
Sun
10 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Mon
11 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Tue
12 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Wed
13 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13Eurolines Germany
Thu
14 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13Eurolines Germany
Fri
15 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Sat
16 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Sun
17 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Mon
18 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur
Tue
19 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£13ArdaTur

Travel Information to Prague from Berlin

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 4 h 4 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 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. 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.

Return journeys from Prague to Berlin are also available.



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 COVID-19 travel restrictions for Prague, Czechia if I’m coming from Berlin, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Prague from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Berlin to Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Berlin, 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 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 26/09/2021. 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.

What are my travel options from Berlin to Prague?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Prague, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

A coach is £3 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Berlin to Prague costing on average £17.

What is the fastest way from Berlin to Prague?

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 30 min   on average.

How far is Prague from Berlin?

The distance from Berlin to Prague is approximately 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:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

When going from Berlin to Prague, where do I depart from Berlin and where do I arrive in Prague?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Prague:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Berlin to Prague depart from Berlin Hbf to Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Who can get me from Berlin to Prague?

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

  • You can go to Prague from Berlin by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £13 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Prague on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Berlin and Prague with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Prague tickets for £17 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Berlin to Prague?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Prague with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Prague with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, ArdaTur or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With around direct coaches every 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 purchase tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Berlin and Prague?
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 purchase tickets to Prague from Berlin online for 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 is on average £13 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £17 one way on average.

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.