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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin to Prague by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice Ec / ...

1 000 Kč - 2 000 Kč

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...

280 Kč - 2 600 Kč

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Prague 348.8 km

430 Kč - 550 Kč

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Prague 346 km

1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč

Fly  •  6h 23m

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

975 Kč - 5 262 Kč

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Singapore and Japan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Singapore and Japan
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Czech Republic from Germany is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prague is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prague is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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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 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Prague, ÚAN Florenc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Praha-Holesovice. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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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 10m and costs 35€ - 70€.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice takes 4h 10m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Berlin to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm 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 10m and costs 35€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 95€ and takes 4h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 6h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Prague.
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  • Distance: 279.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice 5 times a day. Tickets cost 1 000 Kč - 1 400 Kč and the journey takes 4h 10m. Railjet also services this route once daily. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc hourly. Tickets cost 280 Kč - 400 Kč and the journey takes 4h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 16 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 7 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
800 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 8 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 11 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 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-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
1 000 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-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
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
280 Kč - 400 Kč
Website
RegioJet
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 to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
490 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
430 Kč - 550 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Berlin to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha-Holesovice 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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CSA, Air Baltic, Alitalia and eight other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt 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 Omio, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 6313+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 500 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 Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs 3€ - 50€.

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