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Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi Sc / ...

1 074 Kč - 1 506 Kč

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Plzeň 851 / ...

522 Kč - 2 730 Kč

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Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Pilsen 436 km

1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Prague (PRG) BER - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha-Smíchov to Plzeň hl.n.

841 Kč - 8 288 Kč

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Munich (MUC) BER - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi

Fly Berlin Tegel to Prague, train  •  10h 46m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Prague (PRG) TXL - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha-Smíchov to Plzeň hl.n.

1 789 Kč - 8 245 Kč

Shuttle, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Berlin to Praha Eurbusways
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Plzeň hl.n. R16

1 345 Kč - 2 362 Kč

Berlin to Pilsen by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Pilsen is around 5h 55m and covers a distance of around 470 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and Czech Railways (ČD), the Berlin to Pilsen train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically 35 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 55m
Fastest train time:
5h 42m
Trains per week:
35
Cheapest price:
1 074 Kč
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Pilsen train schedules

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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), Albania, Australia, New Zealand, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals 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 Pilsen is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pilsen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pilsen is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

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

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Pilsen is to bus which costs €20 - €110 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Pilsen is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Plzeň via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Berlin and Pilsen is 309 km. The road distance is 436 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Pilsen without a car is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs €40 - €60.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Berlin to Pilsen, including transfers.

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Berlin to Pilsen bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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Berlin to Pilsen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Pilsen is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs €40 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €110 and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Pilsen.
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  • Distance: 308.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Pilsen via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi in around 5h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Pilsen via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7 000 Kč - 25 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 100 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7 000 Kč - 25 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
440 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 7 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 16 000 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
2 000 Kč - 6 000 Kč
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 14 000 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
950 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
120 Kč - 210 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
120 Kč - 160 Kč
Business
170 Kč - 210 Kč
1st Class
170 Kč - 210 Kč
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Phone
+42 023 470 4560
Website
pid.cz
Train from Praha-Smíchov to Plzeň hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24 Kč - 35 Kč
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Train from Praha hl.n. to Plzeň hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24 Kč - 35 Kč
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Freising to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 Kč - 380 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 Kč - 150 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 central bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
470 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 Kč - 240 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
500 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
Arda Tur
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Pilsen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
250 Kč - 310 Kč
Website
Arda Tur
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 2 500 Kč
Website
Comati PSG
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Berlin to Praha
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 2 300 Kč
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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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 to Pilsen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Plzeň station.

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Berlin to Pilsen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Pilsen is 436 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Berlin to Pilsen.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Pilsen. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €8.

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