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

15:00Berlin4h30 19:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc
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£321One-way
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14:15Berlin, ZOB6h15 20:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc
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£201One-way
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09:00Berlin4h30 13:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc
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£321One-way
13:00Berlin4h30 17:30Praha, ÚAN Florenc
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£321One-way
09:16Berlin Hbf4h19 13:35Prague
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£531One-way

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Wed
25 May
£49Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
Thu
26 May
£40Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
27 May
£31Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
Sat
28 May
£22Deutsche Bahn
£19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
29 May
£36Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
Mon
30 May
£22Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
31 May
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
1 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
2 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
3 Jun
£31Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
Sat
4 Jun
£27Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
5 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
Mon
6 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
Tue
7 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
8 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
9 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
10 Jun
£27Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
Sat
11 Jun
£20Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
12 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
13 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Travel Information between Berlin and Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £13 • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) 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 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 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.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Prague

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Prague, Czechia from Berlin, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Czechia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 23/05/2022. 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 from Berlin to Prague.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Berlin, Germany from Prague, Czechia?

The restriction level for your return to Berlin, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Berlin from Prague restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Berlin, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 22/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Berlin from Prague closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Berlin to Prague?

There are 2 ways to get from Berlin to Prague: coach or train.

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

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 journey with tickets for a train from Berlin to Prague costing on average £17.

What is the fastest way to get from Berlin to Prague?

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, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 19 min.

How many miles from Berlin to Prague would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 173 miles (279 km) from Berlin to Prague.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Berlin to Prague?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Prague is:

  • 6 trains per 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.

Where do I depart from Berlin? Where do I arrive in Prague?

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

Which travel operators 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 travel by coach between Berlin and Prague with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Berlin to Prague tickets for £13 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Prague with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £17 with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague.

Where should I go next after I travel to Prague from Berlin?

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 far in advance should I book tickets between Berlin and Prague online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £13 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £17 one way.

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.