There are 8 ways to get from Erfurt to Prague by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Leipzig Hbf  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) Ec

$66 - $98

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Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Erfurt to Praha ÚAN Florenc

$35 - $55

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Train, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc X67 / ...

$45 - $67

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$71 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Prague 222.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG

$124 - $318

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Prague (PRG) LEJ - PRG

$120 - $398

Train to Munich, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Prague (PRG) MUC - PRG

$171 - $423

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The cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Prague is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Prague is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erfurt to Prague. However, there are services departing from Erfurt Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Erfurt and Prague is 259 km. The road distance is 355.7 km.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Prague without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Erfurt to Prague, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Prague is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Erfurt to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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Map of how to get from Erfurt to Prague.
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  • Distance: 161.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Erfurt to Prague via Leipzig Hbf and Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CZ operates a bus from Erfurt to Prague 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
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 Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Erfurt to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Yes, the driving distance between Erfurt to Prague is 356 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Erfurt to Prague.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport.

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