How to travel from Berlin to Prague

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from Berlin to Prague

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

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To get from Berlin to Prague on Dec 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Berlin and Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $68
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€26) • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Berlin and Prague. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus 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: Travel from Berlin to Prague

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FAQs

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Prague, Czechia is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Czechia if coming from Germany?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Prague if traveling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Czechia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Berlin and Prague.

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Czechia is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Czechia?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Czechia?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. 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.

You can travel between Berlin and Prague 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Prague is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Prague:

A flight is $65 (€61) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Berlin to Prague costing on average $68 (€64).

A flight is $24 (€23) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Berlin to Prague costing on average $27 (€26).

The fastest way from Berlin to Prague is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 1 min.

There are alternative travel options to Prague that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 173 miles (279 km) between Berlin and Prague.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Prague is:

  • 11 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Berlin and Prague as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Prague.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Prague:

  • You can travel to Prague from Berlin by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $68 (€64) with Flixbus from Berlin to Prague.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Prague with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $27 (€26) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Prague.

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

  • You can find around 11 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, ArdaTur or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

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

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 for this route costs on average $68 (€64) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $27 (€26) one way.

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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