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There are 11 ways to get from Cologne to Czech Republic by plane, train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Cologne Bonn to Prague  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Prague (PRG) CGN - PRG

$58 - $211

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 084 / ...

$39 - $83

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Prague, subway  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Prague (PRG) DUS - PRG
  3. Take the subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská

$59 - $223

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Prague  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG

$96 - $278

Fly Cologne Bonn to Dresden, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dresden (DRS) CGN - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.

$71 - $261

Fly Dusseldorf to Dresden, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dresden (DRS) DUS - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.

$62 - $193

Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$153 - $224

Train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$151 - $216

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Praha ÚAN Florenc

$51 - $98

Train, drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Drive from Würzburg Hbf to Prague

$119 - $185

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Prague 433.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Czech Republic is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Czech Republic is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Czech Republic. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Czech Republic is 617 km. The road distance is 692.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Czech Republic without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Cologne to Czech Republic, including transfers.

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Cologne to Czech Republic train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Czech Republic is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs 50€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 9 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Cologne to Czech Republic train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Czech Republic.
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  • Distance: 385.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Czech Republic?

Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Cologne to Prague 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Prague via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Dresden Hbf in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Prague Public Transit Co.
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Cologne/Bonn Airport, Terminal 2 to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
regiojet.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Czech Republic is 693 km. It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to drive from Cologne to Czech Republic.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Czech Republic. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 13€ - 16€.

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