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from Cologne to Prague

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

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To get from Cologne to Prague on 26 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport9h08 04:48Prague
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£271One-way
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19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport9h08 04:48Prague
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£271One-way
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11:30Cologne8h51 20:21Praha, hlavní nádraží
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£911One-way
09:35Cologne8h46 18:21Praha, hlavní nádraží
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£1001One-way
07:44Cologne8h37 16:21Praha, hlavní nádraží
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£1001One-way

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Mon
26 Jul
£54Deutsche Bahn
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Tue
27 Jul
£25Deutsche Bahn
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Wed
28 Jul
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Thu
29 Jul
£25Deutsche Bahn
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£862Lufthansa
Fri
30 Jul
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus
£906Lufthansa
Sat
31 Jul
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£28Flixbus
£624Lufthansa
Sun
1 Aug
£41Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£555Lufthansa
Mon
2 Aug
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Tue
3 Aug
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Wed
4 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£546Lufthansa
Thu
5 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£488Lufthansa
Fri
6 Aug
£45Deutsche Bahn
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£590Lufthansa
Sat
7 Aug
£36Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Mon
9 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
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Tue
10 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Wed
11 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn
£20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£445Lufthansa
Thu
12 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£436Lufthansa
Fri
13 Aug
£36Deutsche Bahn
£27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£571Lufthansa
Sat
14 Aug
£25Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£445Lufthansa

Travel Information from Cologne to Prague

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £163
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £38 • 9 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £163 • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 332 miles (536 km) between Cologne and Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to Prague.

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Travel to Prague easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Prague.
FAQs
Is international travel between Cologne, Germany and Prague, Czechia allowed?

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Prague from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

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 21/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Prague, Czechia?

Return travel to Cologne, 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Cologne, Germany was last verified on 24/07/2021. 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 Cologne from Prague.

How do I travel to Prague from Cologne?

There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Prague: flight, coach or train.

How far is it from Cologne to Prague?

Prague is approximately 332 miles (536 km) away from Cologne.

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

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

  • Flights most often depart from Cologne at Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Prague at Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel companies can get me from Cologne to Prague?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Prague, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Swiss to go to Prague by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Cologne to Prague tickets on Omio for £163.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Prague. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Cologne to Prague tickets on Omio for £38.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Prague by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Prague for £41 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Prague from Cologne?
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Prague often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket to Prague from Cologne online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cologne 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 plane ticket is £163 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £38 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £41 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Prague tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Prague?

The cheapest way from Cologne to Prague is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £38 compared to other travel options to Prague:

A coach journey is usually £125 less than a journey to Prague by plane, which costs on average £163 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Prague by train, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Prague is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 8 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 37 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Prague
Köln Hbf
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