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from Berlin to Prague

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

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Prague on Jan 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:15PMBerlin, ZOB6h15 08:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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$221One-way
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02:15PMBerlin, ZOB6h15 08:30PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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$221One-way

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Sat
Jan 29
$29Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Sun
Jan 30
$27Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Mon
Jan 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Tue
Feb 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$23Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Feb 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Thu
Feb 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Fri
Feb 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$26STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Feb 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Mon
Feb 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Thu
Feb 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Fri
Feb 11
$27Deutsche Bahn
$18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Feb 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Sun
Feb 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
$18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Feb 14
$22Deutsche Bahn
$22RACIC
Tue
Feb 15
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$23Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Feb 16
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Thu
Feb 17
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus

Travel Information between Berlin and Prague

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 4 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) between Berlin and Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Prague.

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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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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Prague, Czechia if I’m coming from Berlin, Germany?

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 within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Prague from Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Prague, Czechia?

The restriction level for your return to Berlin, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Berlin from Prague restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Berlin, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Berlin from Prague closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Prague from Berlin?

There are 2 travel options from Berlin to Prague: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Berlin to Prague?

The cheapest way to go to Prague from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€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 $23 (€19) for this route.

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

The fastest way from Berlin to Prague is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 19 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Prague by bus can take on average 4 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Berlin to Prague?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day 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 trip from Berlin to Prague as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Prague?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travelers board their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.

Who can get me from Berlin to Prague?

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

  • You can travel from Berlin to Prague by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $18 (€15) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Prague.
  • You can travel by train to Prague from Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Prague tickets for $23 (€19) on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Berlin to Prague?

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

  • You'll find 6 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 from Berlin to Prague.

Where should I go next after I travel from Berlin to Prague?

Looking to extend your trip from Berlin to Prague? Many Omio customers who go from Berlin to Prague usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Budapest or Munich. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Budapest or Munich from Prague, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy tickets between Berlin and Prague online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $18 (€15) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $23 (€19) 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.