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There are 5 ways to get from Charles Bridge to Paris by subway, plane, train, bus or car

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Subway, fly  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Paris CDG (CDG) PRG - CDG

€42 - €211

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Smíchov to Plzeň hl.n. R16
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to Paris, Bercy Seine RegioJet

€28 - €43

3 alternative options

Train  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

€206 - €306

Bus  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Anděl to Paris 109

€46 - €61

Drive  •  8h 58m

  1. Drive from Charles Bridge to Paris Gallieni 1027.8 km

€110 - €170

Charles Bridge to Paris by walk, tram and train

The journey time between Charles Bridge and Paris is around 17h 58m and covers a distance of around 1265 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 28m. Operated by Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy, akciová společnost, Pražská integrovaná doprava, Czech Railways (ČD) and others, the Charles Bridge to Paris service departs from Charles Bridge and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17h 58m
Fastest journey time:
12h 28m
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€184
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:11
Last service departs at:
17:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charles Bridge to Paris walk, tram and train schedules

Czech Republic → France
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charles Bridge to Paris is to train and bus which costs 700 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Charles Bridge to Paris is to subway and fly which costs 1 000 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Charles Bridge to Paris. However, there are services departing from Staroměstská and arriving at Paris l'Est via Praha-Holesovice, Dresden Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 6m.

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The distance between Charles Bridge and Paris is 881 km. The road distance is 1027.8 km.

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The best way to get from Charles Bridge to Paris without a car is to train which takes 14h 6m and costs 5 000 Kč - 8 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Charles Bridge to Paris, including transfers.

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Charles Bridge to Paris train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha-Holesovice station.

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The best way to get from Charles Bridge to Paris is to train which takes 14h 6m and costs 5 000 Kč - 8 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 15h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Charles Bridge to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Map of how to get from Charles Bridge to Paris.
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  • Distance: 881.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Charles Bridge, Czech Republic and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Charles Bridge to Paris via Staroměstská, Nádraží Holešovice, Praha-Holesovice, Dresden Hbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 14h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague Anděl to Paris twice daily. Tickets cost €45 - €60 and the journey takes 13h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€210 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Business
€11 - €14
1st Class
€12 - €15
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
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
€1 - €2
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Bus operators
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 Prague Anděl to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Paris, Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Charles Bridge to Paris is 1028 km. It takes approximately 8h 58m to drive from Charles Bridge to Paris.

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CSA, Vueling Airlines, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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