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Travel Information from Berlin to Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€15) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 4 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by bus or train from Berlin to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Prague.

How to Travel from Berlin to Prague

As the capital cities of two adjoining countries, there are a number of options for traveling from Berlin to Prague. Located less than 300 kilometers from one another, the quickest mode of transport between the cities is via plane, followed by train and then bus. Trains and buses depart from central Berlin and arrive in the center of Prague. Planes depart and arrive at each city's main international airport.

Trains from Berlin to Prague | Buses from Berlin to Prague | Flights from Berlin to Prague

Berlin to Prague Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€19

4:20 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€35

4:25 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€125

0:50 h

1 Month Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Prague


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Prague. Buses traveling from Berlin to Prague depart from Berlin's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB) and take approximately 4:20 h to arrive at Prague's UAN Florenc bus station. Over 60 buses travel from Berlin to Prague every day, with the earliest departing at 2:50 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Berlin to Prague include Infobus, Flixbus, Eurolines, and Regiojet.


Fastest way to travel from Berlin to Prague


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Berlin to Prague. With only 50 minutes of flight time, taking a flight is at least 3:30 h faster than taking the train or bus. Even when traveling to and from Berlin and Prague's airports is taken into account, a flight is still between 35 to 40 minutes faster than traveling from Berlin to Prague by bus or train. Flights traveling from Berlin to Prague depart from either Berlin-Tegel or Berlin-Schönefeld Airport and arrive at Prague's Václav Havel Airport. Both Air Berlin and Czech Airlines travel directly from Berlin to Prague at least 6 times per day.


Most popular way to travel from Berlin to Prague


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Berlin to Prague. Considering that buses and trains take approximately the same amount of time to travel from Berlin to Prague, most travelers choose to save money by taking the bus. However, taking the train is also a popular option for travelers who prefer extra space and want to avoid the airport while traveling from Berlin to Prague.


How to get from Berlin to Prague

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Berlin to Prague there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 52,97% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Berlin to Prague. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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FAQs
Is international travel between Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czechia allowed?

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Prague, Czechia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Prague from Berlin restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Berlin to Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Berlin, Germany from Prague, Czechia?

Return travel to Berlin, 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 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers 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 Berlin, Germany was last verified on 9/25/21. 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 Berlin from Prague.

What are the ways to get from Berlin to Prague?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Berlin to Prague. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Prague from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€19) for this journey.

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

The fastest way to get to Prague from Berlin is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 4 min.

Other travel options to Prague can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is Prague from Berlin?

The Berlin to Prague distance is around 173 miles (279 km).

How many services a day are there 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 journey between Berlin and Prague as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Berlin and Prague, what are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and Prague?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Prague:

  • Buses from Berlin to Prague most often leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel companies can take me from Berlin to Prague?

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

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Prague. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Berlin to Prague tickets on Omio for $19 (€15).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Prague by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague for $24 (€19).
Is there a direct service from Berlin to Prague?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Prague with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct trains a day to Prague with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Prague tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Berlin to Prague?
Many of our customers traveling from Berlin to Prague don't make Prague their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Prague are Vienna, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Prague to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Berlin to Prague online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Berlin to Prague, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $19 (€15) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $24 (€19) one way on average.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Prague
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
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