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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Prague by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Prague (PRG) IST - PRG

$63 - $194

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Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Prague (PRG) SAW - PRG

$80 - $610

Bus Arda Tur  •  31h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station Varna - Berlin / ...

$94 - $112

Bus, train  •  31h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj

$127 - $162

Bus Georg  •  33h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Praha

$224 - $295

Bus Omega Group  •  34h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Praga

$159 - $230

Night train, train  •  45h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Szolnok Ic
  4. Take the train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Praha hl.n. Ec

$109 - $155

Drive  •  17h 59m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Prague 1153 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Prague is to fly which costs 350 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Prague is to fly which costs 350 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Prague station. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station via Haskovo Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Prague is 1511 km. The road distance is 1844.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 31h and costs 500 ₺ - 650 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Istanbul to Prague, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Prague bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Prague is to fly which takes 5h 43m and costs 350 ₺ - 1.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 ₺ - 650 ₺ and takes 31h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Istanbul to Prague bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Prague.
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  • Distance: 944.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Prague, Czech Republic?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Prague every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Prague via Haskovo Central Bus Station in around 31h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Prague via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Haskovo Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$76
Website
Arda Tur
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Burgas to Praha
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Shumen to Praga
Ave. Duration
24h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
omega-group84.com

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Prague is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:37 PM in Istanbul and 7:37 PM in Prague.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Prague is 1845 km. It takes approximately 17h 59m to drive from Istanbul to Prague.

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Lufthansa, Ukraine International Airlines, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3714+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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