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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 39m

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

970 Kč - 1 838 Kč

Cheapest option

Bus via Florenc  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...

300 Kč - 1 675 Kč

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague Main station 060 / ...

512 Kč - 709 Kč

Rideshare  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Prague 348.8 km

420 Kč - 550 Kč

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge 348.9 km

950 Kč - 1 500 Kč

Fly  •  6h 30m

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

820 Kč - 9 291 Kč

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge by train, walk and tram

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Charles Bridge is around 4h 29m and covers a distance of around 370 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Railjet, Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy, akciová společnost and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Charles Bridge. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 29m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Journey distance:
370 km
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:17
Last service departs at:
17:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge train, walk and tram schedules

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Yes, entry into Czech Republic is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charles Bridge is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charles Bridge is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Charles Bridge is 2 metres.

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: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge is to rideshare which costs €16 - €20 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Karlovy lázně via Nádraží Holešovice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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It is 281 km from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge. It is approximately 348.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs €35 - €75.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs €35 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus via Florenc, which costs €11 - €65 and takes 5h 12m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €360 and takes 6h 30m.

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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 Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha-Holesovice station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge.
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  • Distance: 280.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Charles Bridge, Czech Republic?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice every 4 hours. Tickets cost 900 Kč - 1 300 Kč and the journey takes 4h 10m. Railjet also services this route once daily. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc hourly. Tickets cost 260 Kč - 370 Kč and the journey takes 4h 15m. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 Kč - 3 700 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 12 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 100 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 14 000 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 6 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 9 000 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 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
1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
260 Kč - 370 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 Südkreuz train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
420 Kč - 550 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Charles Bridge.

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LOT, British Airways, Eurowings and eight other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 909+ hotels available in Charles Bridge. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Charles Bridge. 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 Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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