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from Essen to Prague

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

Our recommendation

To get from Essen to Prague on Dec 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30PMDusseldorf Airport1h20 07:50PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$2101One-way
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06:30PMDusseldorf Airport1h20 07:50PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$2101One-way
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10:10AMDusseldorf Airport2h55 01:05PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$4021One-way
02:50PMDusseldorf Airport4h05 06:55PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$3891One-way
09:45AMDusseldorf Airport4h20 02:05PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$3891One-way

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Dec 2
$60Deutsche Bahn
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$210Eurowings
Fri
Dec 3
$33Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
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Sat
Dec 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$78Eurowings
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Dec 6
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$40Flixbus
$196KLM
Tue
Dec 7
$33Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 8
$33Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
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Travel Information between Essen and Prague

distanceDistance336 miles (542 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $100
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 9 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $100 (€83) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 336 miles (542 km) by bus, flight or train to Prague from Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Prague.

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

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

Is international entry into Prague from Essen 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 Essen?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • 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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Prague from Essen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Essen, Germany from Prague, Czechia due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Essen 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 Essen from Prague?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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 Essen, 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 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Essen from Prague closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Essen to Prague?

There are 3 ways to travel from Essen to Prague including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Essen to Prague?

The cheapest way to go to Prague from Essen is by taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

Taking a train is about $5 (€4) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€32) for this trip.

Taking a train is about $66 (€55) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $100 (€83) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel between Essen and Prague?

The fastest way to get to Prague from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Prague can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 56 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 14 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Essen to Prague?

The distance is approximately 336 miles (542 km) from Essen to Prague.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Essen to Prague?

The average frequency per day from Essen to Prague is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Essen to Prague as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Essen? Where do I arrive in Prague?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Most travelers board their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel companies can get me from Essen to Prague?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Prague by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Essen to Prague tickets on Omio for $38 (€32).
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Prague. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Essen to Prague tickets on Omio for $100 (€83).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Prague by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Prague for $34 (€28) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Essen and Prague ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Prague don't make Prague their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Prague are Berlin, Vienna or Budapest, 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!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Essen to Prague online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Essen 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 trip is costing $38 (€32) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $100 (€83) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $34 (€28) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Essen 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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