There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Prague by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Prague (PRG) ATH - PRG

$92 - $263

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  31 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Prague, Prague Main station 260 / ...

$87 - $132

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Train, bus  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Prague Simeonidis

$102 - $146

Bus Korona Travel  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Praha

$104

Train, night train  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...

$175 - $330

Drive  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Prague 1248.3 miles

$300 - $440

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Praha. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 33 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Prague. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 53 min.

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The distance between Athens and Prague is 1535 km. The road distance is 1997.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Prague without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Athens to Prague, including transfers.

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Athens to Prague bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Prague train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Prague is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Athens to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague Main station.

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  • Distance: 959.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Prague, Czech Republic?

Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Prague hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Prague via Budapest Népliget and Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 31 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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 Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Praha
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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Prague is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 8:39 PM in Athens and 7:39 PM in Prague.

Athens to Prague train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Prague is 1997 km. It takes approximately 19 h 36 min to drive from Athens to Prague.

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Aegean Airlines, Air France, Pegasus Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3603+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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