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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train, bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Prague, Prague Anděl 084 / ...

1 615 Kč - 2 642 Kč

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Bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N84 / ...

400 Kč - 1 700 Kč

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Train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

2 896 Kč - 4 223 Kč

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Prague 510.6 km

1 500 Kč - 2 300 Kč

Fly Frankfurt to Prague, subway  •  3h 50m

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

1 325 Kč - 7 671 Kč

Fly Frankfurt to Dresden, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc

2 108 Kč - 13 645 Kč

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Prague  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Prague (PRG) CGN - PRG

2 344 Kč - 11 250 Kč

Fly Frankfurt to Leipzig, train, bus  •  6h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc

3 623 Kč - 12 865 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is to bus which costs 15€ - 65€ and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 3h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 46m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Prague is 409 km. The road distance is 510.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 6m and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Prague is to bus which takes 6h 55m and costs 15€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 7h 46m.

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  • Distance: 409.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic?

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc hourly. Tickets cost 650 Kč - 850 Kč and the journey takes 6h 55m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague via Dresden Hbf in around 7h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
5 000 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 14 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 5 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 3 200 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 2 100 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 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 Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Nuremberg to Prague, Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
420 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
650 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
260 Kč - 320 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Dresden to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
420 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main - Mannheimer Str. Area B to Prague - Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
400 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
140 Kč - 200 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
eurolines.de
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dresden to Prague - Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
Blablabus
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Dresden Central Train Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
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
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 2 400 Kč
Website
Comati PSG

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Prague is 511 km. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Prague.

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

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Prague train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Prague bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and two other operators.

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There are 3189+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35802 train which takes 16 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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