There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Prague by plane, subway, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Hamburg, subway  •  3h 57m

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

1 597 Kč - 4 211 Kč

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Bus via Berlin  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...

702 Kč - 3 103 Kč

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Train to Bremen, fly  •  7h 2m

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

1 097 Kč - 6 295 Kč

Train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec

1 600 Kč - 2 200 Kč

Train via Berlin  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

1 818 Kč - 4 396 Kč

Bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 066 / ...

1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč

Rideshare  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Prague 637.9 km

916 Kč

Drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Prague 652.7 km

2 100 Kč - 3 100 Kč

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Prague is to rideshare which costs 34€ and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 55€ - 160€ and takes 3h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Prague is 492 km. The road distance is 652.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Prague without a car is to train which takes 6h 45m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Hamburg to Prague, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB station.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Prague is to train which takes 6h 45m and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus via Berlin, which costs 25€ - 120€ and takes 8h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Prague.
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  • Distance: 491.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Hamburg Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi every 4 hours. Tickets cost 1 600 Kč - 2 200 Kč and the journey takes 6h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Prague via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm in around 8h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 500 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Hamburg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 500 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 13 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 4 800 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
950 Kč - 4 600 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 6 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 800 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Train operators
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 2 400 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 2 000 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
100 Kč - 130 Kč
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
450 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 700 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 Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč
Website
Railjet
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 Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
420 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
280 Kč - 400 Kč
Website
RegioJet
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 Berlin to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
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 Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 2 600 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 Hamburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
916 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Hamburg to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Prague is 653 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Hamburg to Prague.

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Eurowings, CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Hamburg to Prague train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Hamburg to Prague bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 3885+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to subway which takes 12 min and costs 2€.

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