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There are 9 ways to get from Göttingen to Prague by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Berlin  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice Ec / ...

2 498 Kč - 4 294 Kč

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Train to Hannover, fly to Prague  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Prague (PRG) HAJ - PRG

978 Kč - 6 252 Kč

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Train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Glauchau(Sachs) Re
  2. Take the train from Glauchau(Sachs) to Dresden Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec

Train, bus  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kassel to Dresden central station 023
  3. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc

1 069 Kč - 4 320 Kč

Train #2  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Gera Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Gera Hbf to Kuerbitz Re
  3. Take the train from Kuerbitz to Cheb Re
  4. Take the train from Cheb to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Prague 467.1 km

1 300 Kč - 1 900 Kč

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Prague  •  6h 1m

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

2 598 Kč - 6 466 Kč

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dresden, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice

3 775 Kč - 7 207 Kč

Train to Hamburg, fly to Prague  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Prague (PRG) HAM - PRG

2 295 Kč - 8 471 Kč

Göttingen to Prague by train

The train journey time between Göttingen and Prague is around 8h 23m and covers a distance of around 698 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 18m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Göttingen to Prague train service departs from Goettingen and arrives in Praha-Holesovice. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Göttingen to Prague train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Göttingen to Prague is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Göttingen to Prague is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Göttingen to Prague. However, there are services departing from Goettingen and arriving at Praha-Holesovice via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Göttingen and Prague is 354 km. The road distance is 467.1 km.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Prague without a car is to train via Berlin which takes 7h 30m and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Göttingen to Prague, including transfers.

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Göttingen to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Goettingen station.

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Göttingen to Prague is 467 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Göttingen to Prague.

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  • Distance: 353.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 30m

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

You can take a train from Göttingen to Prague via Berlin Hbf in around 7h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 5 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
3 800 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
4 700 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
420 Kč - 3 200 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 5 500 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 Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
430 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
650 Kč - 900 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 800 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 2 500 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 2 200 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
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 Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Glauchau(Sachs)
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Gera Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
420 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Glauchau(Sachs) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Gera Hbf to Kuerbitz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Kuerbitz to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
250 Kč - 410 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
250 Kč - 300 Kč
Business
340 Kč - 410 Kč
1st Class
350 Kč - 410 Kč
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
metronom
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
450 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Göttingen to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 2 800 Kč
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 2 900 Kč
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Kassel to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
500 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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

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