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Travel Information between Potsdam and Prague

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 169 miles (273 km) from Potsdam to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 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 from Potsdam to Prague.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Czechia due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Prague from Potsdam?

Travel between Potsdam, Germany and Prague, Czechia is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Czechia?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Prague from Potsdam?

Conditions of entry into Czechia:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Prague, Czechia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Czechia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 11/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Potsdam to Prague.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Potsdam, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Potsdam, Germany from Prague, Czechia?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Potsdam from Prague?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Potsdam, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/5/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Potsdam from Prague here.

How do I travel from Potsdam to Prague?

You can travel to Prague from Potsdam 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Potsdam and Prague is by taking a bus with an average price of $18 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Prague:

Taking a bus is usually $5 (€4) less than taking a train to Prague, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Potsdam to Prague is by bus with an average journey time of 4 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

What is the distance from Potsdam to Prague?

The distance is approximately 169 miles (273 km) from Potsdam to Prague.

How many services a day are there from Potsdam to Prague?

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Prague is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Trains mostly leave from Potsdam Hbf and tend to arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.
Which travel companies can get me from Potsdam to Prague?

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

  • You can travel from Potsdam 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 Potsdam to Prague.
  • You can go to Prague from Potsdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $23 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Prague on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Potsdam and Prague ends?
Your trip from Potsdam to Prague doesn't have to end in Prague. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. If you’d like to add Berlin, Vienna or Budapest to your Potsdam to Prague tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Prague today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Potsdam to Prague online to get the best deals?

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

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

But we recommend booking Potsdam 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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