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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi

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Bus via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Prague Main station

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Prague

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n.

Fly

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

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. by train and walk

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Praha hl.n. is around 4h 20m and covers a distance of around 370 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Praha hl.n.. Typically 35 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
4h 20m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Journey distance:
370 km
Services per week:
35
Cheapest price:
900 Kč
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:16
Last service departs at:
17:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. train and walk schedules

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Czech Republic with the above exceptions. Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Czech Republic 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 Praha hl.n. is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Praha hl.n. is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Praha hl.n. 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: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. is to rideshare which costs €16 - €21 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Praha hl.n. is 282 km. The road distance is 348.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs €35 - €50.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. 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 Praha hl.n. is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station, which costs €11 - €65 and takes 5h 4m, you could also fly, which costs €28 - €270 and takes 6h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n. train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n..
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  • Distance: 281.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Praha hl.n., Czech Republic?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi every 4 hours. Tickets cost 900 Kč - 1 300 Kč and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost 260 Kč - 370 Kč and the journey takes 4h 15m. FlixBus also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 11 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 Kč - 5 500 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 6 500 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 6 000 Kč
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 9 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 16 000 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 Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
450 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
460 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Praha hl.n. is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Praha hl.n..

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easyJet, LOT, Air Baltic and nine other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 901+ hotels available in Praha hl.n.. 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 Praha hl.n.. 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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