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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Prague by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

950 Kč - 1 900 Kč

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Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 260 / ...

290 Kč - 2 600 Kč

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Rideshare  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Prague 348.8 km

420 Kč - 550 Kč

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Prague 346 km

1 000 Kč - 1 600 Kč

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Prague (PRG) TXL - PRG

1 818 Kč - 6 142 Kč

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Prague (PRG) BER - PRG

1 324 Kč - 4 852 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Prague is to rideshare which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Prague is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Berlin and Prague is 280 km. The road distance is 346 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Prague without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 35€ - 70€.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Berlin to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Prague is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 35€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 95€ and takes 4h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 5h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Prague.
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  • Distance: 279.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi every 4 hours. Tickets cost 950 Kč - 1 400 Kč and the journey takes 4h 20m. Railjet also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc hourly. Tickets cost 500 Kč - 650 Kč and the journey takes 4h 25m. Six other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 19 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 19 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 17 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 4 100 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 17 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 4 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 20 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 7 500 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 4 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 4 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 4 500 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 5 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 900 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 Kč - 410 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 900 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Prague - Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 Kč - 440 Kč
Website
Blablabus
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Website
Comati PSG
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
420 Kč - 550 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Berlin to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Prague is 346 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Berlin to Prague.

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KLM, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Prague train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Berlin to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and two other operators.

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There are 6344+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Prague. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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