How to travel from Prague to Berlin

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Travel Information from Prague to Berlin

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by train or bus between Prague and Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Berlin.

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from Prague to Berlin

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Prague to Berlin is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
03:30PM4h30
Praha, ÚAN Florenc
08:00PMBerlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
$291One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
03:30PM4h30
Praha, ÚAN Florenc
08:00PMBerlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
$291One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
06:10PM3h55
Praha, ÚAN Florenc
10:05PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
$461One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
04:28PM4h15
Prague hlavní nádraží
08:43PMBerlin Hbf
$661One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:31PM4h23
Prague hlavní nádraží
09:54PMBerlin Hbf
$711One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:28PM4h52
Prague hlavní nádraží
01:20AMBerlin Hbf
$591One-way
0 transfers
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
06:00PM4h30
Praha, ÚAN Florenc
10:30PMBerlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
$291One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:10AM4h10
Praha, ÚAN Florenc
12:20PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
$481One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
02:40PM4h10
Praha, ÚAN Florenc
06:50PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
$351One-way
0 transfers

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How to Travel from Prague to Berlin

The fastest way to reach Berlin from Prague is to travel by bus. Frequent buses operate between the two cities and take just under 4 hours to achieve the distance. Travelers can also choose to travel to Berlin by train, as there are regular train services that run between the cities and take just under 5 hours in duration. Alternatively, passengers may choose to fly with one of the airlines that travel between Prague Václav Havel Airport and Berlin Tegel Airport in about 4 hours.

Trains from Prague to Berlin | Buses from Prague to Berlin | Flights from Prague to Berlin

Prague to Berlin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€18

4:00 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€31

4:39 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€96

0:50 h

1 Month Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Prague to Berlin


cheap

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Berlin. Buses traveling from Prague to Berlin depart from Prague's UAN Florenc bus station and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at Berlin's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB). Over 80 buses travel from Prague to Berlin every day, with the earliest bus departing at 3:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Prague to Berlin include Infobus, Flixbus, Eurolines, Regiojet, and ArdaTur.


Fastest way to travel from Prague to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Prague to Berlin. Flights travel from Prague's Václav Havel Airport and arrive at either Berlin-Tegel or Berlin-Schönefeld Airport after 50 minutes of flight time. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Prague to Berlin when traveling to and from Prague and Berlin's airports is factored into the total travel time. 6 direct flights travel from Prague to Berlin every day, with the first departing at 6:30 a.m. Airlines that travel from Prague to Berlin include Air Berlin and Czech Airlines.


Most popular way to travel from Prague to Berlin


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Prague to Berlin. Buses traveling from Prague to Berlin are approximately 40 minutes faster than taking the train while also being €13 cheaper on average. Similarly, while taking a flight is 15 minutes faster than traveling from Prague to Berlin by bus, most travelers choose the bus which is €78 cheaper on average.


How to get from Prague to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Prague to Berlin, 54,25% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Prague to Berlin and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Prague to Berlin

FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and European Sleeper will get you to Berlin from Prague at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

European Sleeper is a Belgian-Dutch train company launched in 2021 which operates night train services between Prague and Prague. Germany to Belgium is connected by night train three times a week expecting to increase to a daily service and extend to cities like Dresden and Prague. Select from seats, couchettes, and sleeper options. With the couchettes, you get free drinks and power plugs, and with the sleeper option you get power plugs as well as free meals. All tickets are Flex Night meaning you can cancel up to 48 hours in advance and they are non-exchangeable.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Prague to Berlin

      FAQs: Travel to Berlin 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 Prague to Berlin.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel between Prague and Berlin including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Prague and Berlin is a bus with an average price of $21 (€18).

      This is compared to other travel options from Prague to Berlin:

      A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€27) from Prague to Berlin.

      The quickest way to travel from Prague to Berlin is by train, which takes on average 4 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 25 min of travel time.

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

      The average frequency per day from Prague to Berlin is:

      • 15 buses per day.
      • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Prague, Central Train Station and tend to arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
      • Trains mostly leave from Prague hlavní nádraží and tend to arrive in Berlin Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Prague to Berlin:

      • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, ArdaTur, Eurolines Deutschland, Ourbus, BlaBlaCar, RACIC, Arda Tur, Comati PSG, comati, Eurolines Switzerland or Student Agency can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Prague to Berlin for $21 (€18).
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Railjet or České dráhy to go to Berlin by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixTrain Prague to Berlin tickets on Omio for $31 (€27).

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

      • You can find 14 direct buses per day to take to Berlin with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, ArdaTur or Student Agency.
      • You can find 5 direct trains per day to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, ÖBB | Railjet or České dráhy.

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

      Your trip from Prague to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam, Munich or Dresden. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam, Munich or Dresden to your Prague to Berlin tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!
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