How to travel from Prague to Berlin

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from Prague to Berlin

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

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To get from Prague to Berlin on Dec 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Prague and Berlin

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $66
fastestFastest modeTrain • $41 (€37) • 4 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) between Prague and Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Berlin.

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

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€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


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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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Travel Tips: Travel from Prague to Berlin

Travel Tips: 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

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 to Berlin from Prague.

The current restriction level for returning to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Unrestricted.

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

Reentering Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Prague from Berlin here.

You can travel from Prague to Berlin 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Berlin from Prague is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Berlin:

A flight is $65 (€59) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Prague to Berlin costing on average $66 (€60).

A flight is $40 (€36) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Prague to Berlin costing on average $41 (€37).

The quickest way to travel to Berlin from Prague is by train, which takes on average 4 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Berlin is:

  • 20 buses a day.
  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Prague and Berlin 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 when traveling from Prague to Berlin:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Prague to Berlin depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Prague to Berlin depart from Prague to Berlin Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Berlin by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Prague to Berlin for $66 (€60) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Berlin by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Berlin for $41 (€37).

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

  • You can find 17 direct buses per day to take to Berlin with Flixbus, Comati PSG or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can find 4 direct trains per day to take to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn.

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 route.

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $66 (€60) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $41 (€37) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Prague to Berlin 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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