There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Prague by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Prague (PRG) OTP - PRG

$68 - $205

4 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Praga

$110 - $170

Train  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...

$139 - $203

Bus FlixBus  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Prague, Prague Main station N959

$86 - $151

Drive  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Prague 850 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Prague is to fly which costs $65 - $210 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Prague is to fly which costs $65 - $210 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucureşti and arriving at Praga. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Prague. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 1 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Prague is 1081 km. The road distance is 1360.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 21 min and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Bucharest to Prague, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Prague bus services, operated by Omega Group, depart from Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest to Prague train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Prague is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 21 h 21 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 24 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Prague.
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  • Distance: 675.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Prague, Czech Republic?

CSA, Tarom and five other airlines fly from Bucharest to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, Omega Group operates a bus from Bucharest to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 21 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucureşti to Praga
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
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 Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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