There are 3 ways to get from Cottbus to Prague by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof Re18
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet

$36 - $98

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof Re18
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$50 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cottbus to Prague 162.5 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Cottbus to Prague. However, there are services departing from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cottbus and Prague is 186 km. The road distance is 260 km.

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The best way to get from Cottbus to Prague without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Cottbus to Prague, including transfers.

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Cottbus to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Cottbus to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cottbus to Prague is 260 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Cottbus to Prague.

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There are 3603+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cottbus to Prague.
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  • Distance: 116.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Cottbus, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Cottbus to Prague via Dresden, Hauptbahnhof and Dresden Hbf in around 4 h 59 min.

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 Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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