You can get from Prague to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Prague to Essen on Aug 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||336 miles (542 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$37 - $183|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $37 (€34) • 9 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $183 (€170) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 336 miles (542 km) from Prague to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Prague to Essen.
International travel from Prague, Czechia to Essen, Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 8/8/22; 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 from Prague to Essen.
The current restriction level for returning to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Fully open.
Reentering Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to Czechia must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. 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 Essen here.
There are 4 ways that you can travel from Prague to Essen. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Prague to Essen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€34) compared to other travel options to Essen:
Taking a train is about $6 (€6) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€40) for this trip.
A train is $146 (€136) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Prague to Essen costing on average $183 (€170).
The fastest way from Prague to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 50 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 10 min of travel time.
The Prague to Essen distance is around 336 miles (542 km).
The average frequency per day from Prague to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Prague to Essen as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Prague to Essen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Essen with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Essen 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 trip.
Before traveling from Prague to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Prague to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.