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There are 4 ways to get from Dresden to Prague by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...

130 Kč - 2 400 Kč

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice Ec / ...

550 Kč - 1 100 Kč

Rideshare  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Prague 148.1 km

219 Kč

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Prague 144.1 km

400 Kč - 600 Kč

Dresden to Prague by bus

The bus journey time between Dresden and Prague is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 144 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by RegioJet, FlixBus, Arda Tur and others, the Dresden to Prague bus service departs from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. and arrives in Prague, ÚAN Florenc. Typically 23 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 50m
Fastest bus time:
1h 50m
Buses per week:
23
Cheapest price:
250 Kč
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:50
Last bus departs at:
20:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dresden to Prague bus schedules

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Czech Republic with the above exceptions. Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea and Singapore
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Czech Republic from Germany is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

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

The social distance requirement in Prague is 1 metre.

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: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Dresden to Prague is to rideshare, which costs 9€ and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Prague is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. and arriving at Prague, ÚAN Florenc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Praha-Holesovice. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Dresden and Prague is 117 km. The road distance is 144.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs 5€ - 90€.

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The bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dresden to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. station.

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Dresden to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Prague is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs 5€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 2h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Prague.
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  • Distance: 117.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc hourly. Tickets cost 130 Kč - 190 Kč and the journey takes 1h 55m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice every 4 hours. Tickets cost 550 Kč - 800 Kč and the journey takes 2h 16m. Railjet also services this route once daily.

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 Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 Kč - 190 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 Dresden central station to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
250 Kč - 310 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 400 Kč
Website
Comati PSG
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
219 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dresden to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Dresden to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha-Holesovice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Prague is 144 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Dresden to Prague.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dresden and Prague. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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