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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Prague by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Prague (PRG) MAD - PRG

$79 - $266

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Train  •  25h 5m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$416 - $572

Bus  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc

$120 - $180

Drive  •  20h 57m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Prague 1438.4 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Prague is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Prague is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Avenida America and arriving at Praha ÚAN Florenc. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 34h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Prague. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon Part Dieu, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid and Prague is 1772 km. The road distance is 2301.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Prague without a car is to train which takes 25h 5m and costs 360€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Madrid to Prague, including transfers.

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Madrid to Prague bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Madrid Avenida America station.

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Madrid to Prague train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Prague is to fly which takes 5h 36m and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 360€ - 500€ and takes 25h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 34h.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Prague.
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  • Distance: 1107.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Prague, Czech Republic?

CSA, Iberia and 11 other airlines fly from Madrid to Prague hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Prague via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon Part Dieu, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Dresden Hbf in around 25h 5m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Madrid to Prague bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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Madrid to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Prague is 2301 km. It takes approximately 20h 57m to drive from Madrid to Prague.

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CSA, Iberia, easyJet and six other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Prague train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and four other operators.

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There are 3773+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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