How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Prague

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from Frankfurt am Main to Prague

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague on Dec 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30PMFrankfurt am Main6h18 04:48AMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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10:30PMFrankfurt am Main6h18 04:48AMPraha, ÚAN Florenc
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12:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h59 07:21PMPrague
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08:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf7h28 04:21PMPrague
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06:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf7h28 02:21PMPrague
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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Prague

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$80 - $216
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $80 (€73) • 6 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $216 (€197) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 254 miles (409 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $80 (€73). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.

How to Travel from Frankfurt to Prague

Traveling from Frankfurt to Prague is possible by bus, train, and plane with journey times between 4.5 to 7 hours. Flying is usually the quickest method of traveling from Frankfurt to Prague. Taking the train to Nürnberg and then taking the bus to Prague is actually the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague.

Trains from Frankfurt to Prague | Return trips from Prague to Frankfurt

Frankfurt to Prague Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€26

6:40 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€82

7:05 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€102

1:00 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague with next-day bus tickets starting from €21. Frankfurt to Prague buses depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and take at least 6:40 to arrive at Prague UAN Florenc bus station. There are over 20 buses traveling from Frankfurt to Prague every day. Bus companies that travel from Frankfurt to Prague include Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines and Hellö.


Fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague


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The fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague is by taking a flight. Flights traveling from Frankfurt to Prague usually require only an hour of flight time; however, when transport to and from Frankfurt and Prague's airports is taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 3:45 hours. Flights traveling from Frankfurt to Prague depart from Frankfurt Airport and land at Prague's Václav Havel Airport. Airlines traveling directly from Frankfurt to Prague include Lufthansa, Czech Airlines, Air Berlin, and Smartwings.


Most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Prague. Considering that traveling from Frankfurt to Prague by bus is both cheaper and faster than taking the train, it is unsurprising that most people choose to travel by bus. However, taking a flight is also a popular option for travelers who want to travel from Frankfurt to Prague quickly.


How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Prague there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 85,50% 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Prague

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Frankfurt am Main to Prague.
FAQs

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 Frankfurt am Main and Prague.

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main from Prague.

There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Prague from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $80 (€73).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

A bus is generally $136 (€124) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $216 (€197) from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.

A bus is generally $35 (€32) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $115 (€105) from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 18 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Prague by train can take on average 7 h 12 min.

Prague is approximately 254 miles (409 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is:

  • 5 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Prague:

  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and tend to arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Flights from Frankfurt am Main to Prague most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Prague.

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

  • You can go to Prague from Frankfurt am Main by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $80 (€73) with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Prague on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Frankfurt am Main and Prague with KLM, and you can find KLM Frankfurt am Main to Prague tickets for $216 (€197) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $115 (€105) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With 5 direct buses per day.

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 to Prague from Frankfurt am Main.

Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Prague often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Prague, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $80 (€73) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $216 (€197) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $115 (€105) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Prague online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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