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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly, subway  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG
  2. Take the subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská

$68 - $239

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N84 / ...

$17 - $75

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$116 - $166

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Praha hl.n. Ex

$100 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Prague 319.7 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is to bus which costs 15€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Prague is 409 km. The road distance is 511.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 15€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is to bus which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 15€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.
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  • Distance: 255.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic?

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Prague every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague via Dresden Hbf in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Train operators
Prague Public Transit Co.
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
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Schwandorf to Prague - Main Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Frankfurt to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
regiojet.com
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Prague is 511 km. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3600+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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