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

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Train via Berlin  •  6h 54m

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

1 276 Kč - 3 961 Kč

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Train, bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Hanover central bus station to Berlin Südkreuz station Flx30
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet

642 Kč - 831 Kč

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Train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec

2 538 Kč - 3 515 Kč

Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Prague N67 / ...

650 Kč - 850 Kč

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Prague 504.9 km

1 400 Kč - 2 100 Kč

Fly from Hannover  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Prague (PRG) HAJ - PRG

1 933 Kč - 7 294 Kč

Train to Bremen, fly  •  7h 17m

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

4 055 Kč - 12 321 Kč

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5h 28m

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

1 899 Kč - 8 432 Kč

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 46m

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

2 997 Kč - 8 809 Kč

Hanover to Prague by train

The train journey time between Hanover and Prague is around 6h 45m and covers a distance of around 620 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 55m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Dutch Railways (NS) and others, the Hanover to Prague train service departs from Hannover Hbf and arrives in Praha-Holesovice. Typically 44 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 45m
Fastest train time:
5h 55m
Trains per week:
44
Cheapest price:
2 182 Kč
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:39
Last train departs at:
23:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hanover to Prague train schedules

Germany → Czech Republic
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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
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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.

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Prague is to train and bus which costs €24 - €35 and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Prague is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover central bus station station and arriving at Prague. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Prague. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Praha-Holesovice via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between Hanover and Prague is 413 km. The road distance is 504.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Prague without a car is to train via Berlin which takes 6h 54m and costs €45 - €160.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Hanover to Prague, including transfers.

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Hanover to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hanover central bus station.

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Hanover to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Prague is to train via Berlin which takes 6h 54m and costs €45 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 7h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €290 and takes 6h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Prague.
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  • Distance: 413.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

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

You can take a train from Hanover to Prague via Berlin Hbf in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover central bus station to Prague 5 times a week. Tickets cost 650 Kč - 850 Kč and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Hamburg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Bremen to Prague via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 400 Kč - 12 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hannover to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 9 500 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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 2 300 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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 2 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
600 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
600 Kč - 900 Kč
1st Class
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
370 Kč - 460 Kč
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hanover central bus station to Berlin Südkreuz station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
380 Kč - 470 Kč
Website
Flixtrain
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
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
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 Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 2 800 Kč
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 2 800 Kč
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
HVV
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
260 Kč - 370 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover central bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
650 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Hanover to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Prague is 505 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Hanover to Prague.

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Eurowings, British Airways, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Prague Airport.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs €3 - €10.

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