You can get from Prague to Essen by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||336 miles (542 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£25 - £123|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £25 • 10 h 11 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £123 • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 336 miles (542 km) between Prague and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Prague to Essen.
International travel from Prague, Czechia to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 03/12/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Prague and Essen.
The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Czechia:
You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 29/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Essen closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to get from Prague to Essen: flight, coach or train.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Essen, which costs on average £25.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:
A train is £98 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Prague to Essen costing on average £123.
A train is generally £3 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £28 from Prague to Essen.
The fastest way to get to Essen from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.
There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 10 h 7 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 11 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 336 miles (542 km) from Prague to Essen.
The average frequency per day from Prague to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Essen from Prague as scheduled services by flight, 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 Essen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Essen with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Prague to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Prague to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.