Train from Munich to Prague

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Prague

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

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62

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

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05:11AMMunich Hbf6h10 11:21AMPrague
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08:43AMMunich Hbf5h38 02:21PMPrague
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10:43AMMunich Hbf5h38 04:21PMPrague
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04:44AMMunich Hbf5h37 10:21AMPrague
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02:43PMMunich Hbf5h38 08:21PMPrague
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Train schedule from Munich to Prague

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04:44AMMunich Hbf5h37 10:21AMPrague
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05:11AMMunich Hbf6h10 11:21AMPrague
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06:44AMMunich Hbf5h37 12:21PMPrague
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08:43AMMunich Hbf5h38 02:21PMPrague
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09:21AMMunich Hbf6h00 03:21PMPrague
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10:43AMMunich Hbf5h38 04:21PMPrague
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10:55AMMunich Hbf6h26 05:21PMPrague
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12:43PMMunich Hbf5h38 06:21PMPrague
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12:55PMMunich Hbf6h26 07:21PMPrague
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02:43PMMunich Hbf5h38 08:21PMPrague
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02:56PMMunich Hbf6h25 09:21PMPrague
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04:43PMMunich Hbf5h38 10:21PMPrague
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06:43PMMunich Hbf12h38 07:21AMPrague
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07:05PMMunich Hbf12h16 07:21AMPrague
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Fastest train times from Munich to Prague

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Fastest Journey

5 h 37 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

300 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Munich for Prague every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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04:44AMMunich Hbf5h37 10:21AMPrague
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06:44AMMunich Hbf5h37 12:21PMPrague
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Overview: Train from Munich to Prague

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or alex-Länderbahn und Vogtlandbahn-GmbH

Trains from Munich to Prague cover the 185 miles (299 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or alex-Länderbahn und Vogtlandbahn-GmbH. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Prague.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Prague trains

Find the best route to Prague from Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Munich to Prague train.

    Trains from Munich to Prague

    A direct train ride to Prague from Munich takes you across 185 miles (299 km) of track. This long trip takes about 5h 37min on the fastest train from Munich to Prague, and the journey can be much longer if there are stops along the way. There are multiple opportunities to catch the train from Munich to Prague, since about 17 trains make this journey every day, offered by Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Alex. You can buy DB and Alex train tickets using the Omio app.

    Munich to Prague Train Time: Daily Departures

    Around 17 daily trains are available from Munich to Prague. DB and Alex are the only train providers on this route, offering direct and connecting services between Munich and Prague, with departures from early morning until late night. The first train from Munich to Prague departs Munich Hauptbahnhof at around 4:44 a.m., and the last train of the day starts its journey around 10:38 p.m. A couple of night trains are also available on this route, but most trains operate during the day.

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

    The journey’s duration varies greatly, depending on the nature of the trip. When the trip is direct, the average journey time is 5h 38min. However, service providers have various options with different stops along the way. The number of stops during the journey increases the duration, with some trips taking up to 14h 3min. The change location of the train connection also affects the time, which is evident when comparing trains with a similar number of stops but varying durations.

    Nymphenburg public garden in Munich. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train stationMunich Hauptbahnhof is located in the city center, where you can opt to walk to the station or use other means of transport such as the metro, trams, buses, or taxis. This station has a first-class lounge run by Deutsche Bahn, offering wine, free coffee, snacks, and Wi-Fi. ATMs are also conveniently located within the station.

    Arrival train stationPraha Hlavni Nadrazi is the main arrival station and is located right in Prague’s city center, making it easily accessible on foot or via bikes, trams, taxis, or buses. As a ticket holder, you will be granted access to the great Czech Railways lounge on the underground level of the station, where you can enjoy beverages and snacks. The lounge also has a kids’ corner where the children can have fun as they wait for the train.

    Which train companies travel from Munich to Prague?

    Two train companies offer trains from Munich to Prague: Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Alex. Alex trains are direct, while DB trains include some transfers en route. The DB train routes can include from two to as many as five changes. Alex’s direct trains to Prague are faster than their DB counterparts, taking around 5h 38min. DB trains take different durations, depending on the number of changes and how long the changes last. DB travel times range anywhere from 6-14h. You can read more about DB and Alex trains in the Omio magazine, Window Seat.

    Night trains Munich

    Night trains are available every day of the week. The latest train leaves Munich close to midnight and arrives in Prague early the next day, with a few changes along the way. There are no direct night trains to Prague; passengers will experience at least two changes during this trip.

    Alex trains from Munich to Prague

    Alex provides direct high-speed trains from Munich to Prague that cover the distance in about 5h 38min. About six Alex trains are available daily. However, these services are not available at night.

    DB trains from Munich to Prague

    Deutsche Bahn does not have any direct trains to Prague, so at least two changes are required for each trip. The journey’s duration varies depending on the number of changes scheduled on the trip, making DB trains slower than Alex trains. The longest DB train on this route takes about 14h 3min. DB trains are available throughout the day, and they even offer some night trains, with about 11 options every day.

    Trains from Munich to Prague: Sustainability travel

    DB has adopted a green transformation plan to improve sustainability for all their services. Their goal is to shift their energy sources entirely to renewable sources by 2038. They are recycling as much as possible and reducing their consumption of unnecessary resources. Other measures include noise reduction and the creation of new habitats for animals they displace during the construction of new railroads and infrastructure. Alex also plans on improving their sustainability levels by incorporating more renewable energy sources and replacing dirtier energy sources, as well as updating their trains to more environmentally friendly models.

    Trains Munich to Prague: Services on Board

    DB offers both first- and second-class tickets, with access to a bar and cafe serving drinks and snacks. Passengers can bring all their luggage onboard free of charge as long as it fits on the provided racks. Pets smaller than a house cat can travel for free, while larger pets will incur a small fee. Large dogs need a separate ticket and should be muzzled and leashed for the duration of the trip. However, service dogs for the visually impaired do not need muzzles or their own ticket. If you’d like to travel with your bike, you will need to make a reservation and pay an additional fee. Alex trains also offer free luggage areas. Travelers can use the racks above the seats or the multipurpose areas for larger bags. Bikes with tire sizes of 20 inches or smaller are allowed onto the train for free, as well as any foldable bikes. For passengers traveling with children, Alex provides childrens’ play areas on the train.

    Alex trains offer only second-class seats for the trip from Munich to Prague. Your ticket covers up to three pieces of luggage, which you can bring on the train for free. Pets are also allowed onboard. Alex trains are wheelchair-accessible, and the train crew will also assist disabled passengers on the train. You can bring your bike and sports gear on this trip, but they must be stored in the baggage car. Amenities offered on Alex trains include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard restrooms, and air conditioning, and food and drinks are served on most Alex trains.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Prague

    To get cheap train tickets to Prague from Munich, book your tickets in advance. You are likely to get better deals, such as upgrades, when you reserve your seat about a week in advance. Also, be willing to change your preferred travel date. This flexibility allows you to choose the dates with the best ticket prices. It is also common for ticket prices to be lower for connecting trains with slower journeys than direct trains.

    Tourist with tram in the city of Prague. Source: Shutterstock

    To Prague by train—travel tips

    Prague has become one of the most-visited destinations in Europe. The steadily growing popularity of Prague can be attributed to the ease of access to the city and its many attractions. Prague Castle is one of the city’s most-visited sites. Beautifully manicured lawns surround the castle, and within its walls, you can explore the Old Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, Powder Tower, St. George’s Basilica, and the Golden Lane. Charles Bridge, another of Prague’s landmarks, is one of the most popular bridges in Europe, with its many beautiful statues. If you’re looking to enjoy the beautiful New Town Prague, head into Wenceslas Square, home to the National Museum and several architectural treasures and one of the top free places to visit in the city. Prague’s other treasures include:

    • Clementinum
    • Old Town Square
    • St. Vitus Cathedral
    • National Gallery
    • Prague Zoo

    Travel Tips: Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Prague.
    FAQs

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

    Can I enter Czechia from Germany?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    All travelers in Czechia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Munich and Prague as this information can change.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Prague to Munich is: Unrestricted

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Czechia?

    Reentry to Germany 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?

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

    Last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Munich from Prague here.

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Munich and Prague by train to be approximately 185 miles (299 km).
    On average the Munich to Prague train time is 5 h 38 min  covering the 185 miles (299 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Prague.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 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.

    For the route from Munich to Prague you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or alex-Länderbahn und Vogtlandbahn-GmbH. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Munich to Prague on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day to Prague from Munich. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with alex-Länderbahn und Vogtlandbahn-GmbH. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Munich to Prague. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Munich to Prague at 4: 56 PM. The last train from Munich to Prague that you can take departs at 4: 56 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Prague schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    Important Stations and Airports in Munich and Prague

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    Prague
    The major railway station for departures from Munich is München Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at München Hbf for your journey from Munich to Prague.
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    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
    Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Bus lines: 68, X98
    Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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