Berlin to Prague Train

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Prague

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

55

Average

76

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Prague is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:26PMBerlin Hbf9h50 06:16AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží
4 transfers
551One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:17AMBerlin Hbf4h01 10:18AMPraha-Holesovice
0 transfers
671One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:16AMBerlin Hbf4h19 11:35AMPrague
0 transfers
671One-way
11:16AMBerlin Hbf4h19 03:35PMPrague
0 transfers
731One-way
09:16AMBerlin Hbf4h10 01:26PMPraha-Holesovice
0 transfers
731One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Prague

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
06:17AMBerlin Hbf4h01 10:18AMPraha-Holesovice
0 transfers
07:16AMBerlin Hbf4h19 11:35AMPrague
0 transfers
09:16AMBerlin Hbf4h10 01:26PMPraha-Holesovice
0 transfers
11:16AMBerlin Hbf4h19 03:35PMPrague
0 transfers
01:16PMBerlin Hbf4h19 05:35PMPrague
0 transfers
03:16PMBerlin Hbf4h19 07:35PMPrague
0 transfers
05:16PMBerlin Hbf4h19 09:35PMPrague
0 transfers
08:26PMBerlin Hbf9h50 06:16AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží
4 transfers

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, bus or flight

Fri
Dec 09
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Fastest train times from Berlin to Prague

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

4 h 1 m

Average

4 h 57 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

280 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Berlin for Prague every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:17AMBerlin Hbf4h01 10:18AMPraha-Holesovice
0 transfers
671One-way
2nd Fastest
09:16AMBerlin Hbf4h10 01:26PMPraha-Holesovice
0 transfers
731One-way
11:16AMBerlin Hbf4h19 03:35PMPrague
0 transfers
731One-way
05:16PMBerlin Hbf4h19 09:35PMPrague
0 transfers
911One-way
03:16PMBerlin Hbf4h19 07:35PMPrague
0 transfers
911One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa
Accommodation

Need a place to stay in Prague?

View on map

Top pick hotels

View more

Entire homes & apartments

View more

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

Overview: Train from Berlin to Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Prague cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Prague.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague trains

Travel to Prague from Berlin on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Prague. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 37 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Berlin to Prague

There are multiple trains operating the route from Berlin to Prague. The departures are frequent throughout the day, except for Sundays. On Sundays Omio does not offer any train journeys between these two European cities. The travel time by train depends on the departure time. Some routes have train changes before arriving in Prague, increasing the total duration of the journey. The trains can take from about 4h 4min to as much as 11h 36min.

Berlin to Prague Train Time: Daily Departures

There are more than 10 departures a day out of Berlin heading to Prague, except for Sundays that don't have any trains making this trip. Most of the trips are direct and don’t require changing trains on the way to Prague. The first train of the day is generally at around 6:17 a.m. Although, on certain days there's a train departing from Berlin at about 12:27 a.m. The last route of the day from Berlin to Prague is at around 10:29 p.m. However, this route requires changing trains four different times. The last direct route of the day is normally at around 5:16 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Berlin to Prague?

The journey by train from Berlin to Prague covers a distance of about 173 miles (279 km), crossing from Germany into the Czech Republic. The direct trains through Omio make this trip in an average of about 4h 10min. However, there are routes with multiple connections available as well, if you wish to book them, that can take up to around 11h 36min.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to Prague?

Departure train station: These trains depart from Berlin Hbf, the central train station of the German capital. The Berlin Hbf Central Station is located about 2 miles (3 km) west of the area of Mitte, the city center. You can easily get to the train station from the center on either the U-Bahn or S-Bahn trains in under about 15min. The Berlin Hbf Central Station has a shopping mall, a supermarket and various restaurants inside.

Arrival train station: The main arrival station in Prague for the trains arriving from Berlin without connections is the Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (Main Station). This station is located near the Old Town of Prague. It takes less than about 20min to walk to the main square. The station is equipped with various restaurants and shops, as well as tourist information. However, some of the direct routes from Berlin arrive at the Praha Nadrazi Holesovice Station. This is a smaller station, about 3 miles (4 km) north of the city center. The center is accessible by public transportation, taking about 20min by tram.

--

Which train companies travel from Berlin to Prague?

The only train company operating the routes from Berlin to Prague is the Deutsche Bahn German German national railway. The routes it offers run throughout the day every hour or two, both direct and with connections, except on Sundays. The Deutsche Bahn trains operating the direct journeys from Berlin to Prague are the DB Eurocity trains and the DB Railjet bullet train. The direct trips are the fastest train option between the two European cities. Without connections it can take from about 4h 4min to 4h 20min to arrive in Prague. Deutsche Bahn railway also offers routes with three to five connections, operating with other regional trains like the DB InterCity, Regionalbahn and S-Bahn. The trips with connections are mainly overnight trains. The first Deutsche Bahn train of the day is normally at 6:17 a.m., and the last one is at around 10:29 p.m.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Prague

Deutsche Bahn trains operating the route from Berlin to Prague are either direct, or they have three or four connections along the way. The direct Deutsche Bahn trains are about six to seven times a day, except on Sundays, departing more or less every 2h out of Berlin. The first one is normally at about 6:17 a.m., while the last direct one leaves at around 5:16 p.m. The trains operating these routes without connections are either DB Eurocity trains or the DB Railjet bullet train. The fastest journey from Berlin to Prague by train arrives in about 4h 4min.

Train Berlin to Prague: Services on Board

Both the DB Eurocity and the DB Railjet, operating the direct routes offer both Second Class and First Class seats. The trains with routes that have connections also give the choice of traveling in either Second or First Class. You may take personal items and carry on luggage with you on board all Deutsche Bahn trains. You are also allowed a larger piece of luggage with you as well. As for bike policies, they are only allowed on the long distance trains that specify that they have room for bicycles. If so, you will need to purchase a bike space along with your train seat. Domestic pets, such as dogs are allowed on Deutsche Bahn trains too. Small dogs may travel free of charge if they are in a pet carrier. Larger dogs must pay for a pet ticket. As for services for passengers with reduced mobility, passengers may request assistance to board and deboard trains, as well as reserving accessible seats on the train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Prague?

The basic way to find more affordable prices when you’re looking for train tickets from Berlin to Prague is by booking in advance. The sooner you book your tickets, the less chances you give the prices to go up. Normally ticket prices increase the closer you get to the departure date. Another way to help you find cheaper trips is if you are flexible with your travel dates. Restricting yourself to specific days of the week or departure times limit your selection for cheaper routes. In the case of these routes from Berlin to Prague, it’s more affordable to travel on the direct trains as long as they aren’t at peak hours, like the departure times around 9:14 a.m. and 11:16 a.m.

--

To Prague by train—travel tips

Prague is a top destination in Europe, known as the City of a Hundred Spires for its majestic castles, and Baroque and Gothic cathedrals. Upon your arrival to the city of Prague, make your way to the Old Town center where you’ll find the unique Astronomical Clock, picturesque buildings and historical streets. Enjoy people watching and street performers as you explore the historic center. Make your way across the famous Charles Bridge towards the 9th century Prague Castle to see the grounds. The main neighborhoods to visit during your trip to Prague are the Old Town, the New Town and the historic Mala Strana. This last one mentioned is ideal for a romantic getaway, due to its charming gardens, streets and courtyards. New Town is where you’ll find plenty of trendy restaurants and bars, as well as shops. Make sure you try some of the local dishes like the “vepro-knedlo-zelo" roasted pork, or a “chlebicky" sandwich. If you’re looking for something sweet you have to try the traditional “trdelnik" chimney cakes. Find more tips for your trip in our magazine Window Seat.

Taking the Train from Berlin

Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the recently built hub for trains to the German capital, the modern complex has a wide range of amenities for travelers who plan to take a train from Berlin to Prague. It is conveniently located in Europaplatz in the business district in the heart of Berlin. There are direct links to the Berlin S-Bahn network, and it takes just 10 minutes to reach Berlin Hauptbahnhof from Alexanderplatz or the Berlin Zoo Station. Buses and trams also stop close to the main station and taxis are readily available.

Getting into Prague by Train

Praha hlavní nádraí or Praha hl.n is very close to Wenceslas Square in the center of the city and is the arrival point for the train from Berlin to Prague. The Metro (line C) connects with the station, enabling passengers to reach other parts of the city easily, and buses stop nearby. Taxis are available but passengers should ensure that they are official before getting in.

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, defined by glorious castles and towers and romantic rivers and bridges. Those traveling by trains from Berlin to Prague will enjoy visiting historic sites like Prague Castle, the Astronomical Clock, and Charles Bridge.

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Prague

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Berlin to Prague.
FAQs

Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czechia is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Prague from Berlin restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Berlin?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Prague from Berlin closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Prague is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Berlin from Prague restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Prague?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Prague closer to your date of departure here here.

The train distance from Berlin to Prague is around 173 miles (279 km).
On average the Berlin to Prague train travel time is 8 h 20 min  for the 173 miles (279 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf   to Prague   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Prague, located 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from the city center.

Take the Berlin to Prague train with FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Berlin and Prague as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Berlin to Prague with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Berlin to Prague. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Berlin to Prague train departs at 7: 26 PM   and the last train from Berlin to Prague leaves at 7: 26 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Prague on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports in Berlin and Prague

Berlin
Prague
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your journey between Berlin and Prague.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language