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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague Anděl

Bus via Prague

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Prague

Train

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice

Drive

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Prague

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Prague

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

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dresden, bus

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS)
  3. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station

Train, train to Munich, fly to Prague

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
  3. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Prague (PRG)

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Dresden, bus

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dresden (DRS)
  3. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station

Train to Zurich, fly to Prague

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Prague (PRG)

Heidelberg Station to Prague by bus

The bus journey time between Heidelberg Station and Prague is around 6h 31m and covers a distance of around 516 km. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 25m. Operated by FlixBus and FlixBus-de, the Heidelberg Station to Prague bus service departs from Heidelberg central train station and arrives in Prague Anděl. Typically 10 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
6h 31m
Fastest bus time:
6h 25m
Bus distance:
516 km
Buses per week:
10
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:45
Last bus departs at:
16:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Prague bus schedules

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Czech Republic with the above exceptions. Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Czech Republic from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague is to bus, which costs €25 - €31 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg central train station station and arriving at Prague Anděl. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Prague. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Praha-Holesovice via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden-Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Prague is 420 km. The road distance is 501.6 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs €25 - €31.

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The bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague Anděl takes 6h 25m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Heidelberg Station to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg central train station.

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs €25 - €31. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €220 and takes 9h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague.
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  • Distance: 419.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague Anděl twice daily. Tickets cost 600 Kč - 800 Kč and the journey takes 6h 25m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Prague via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden-Neustadt in around 9h 21m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 900 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 900 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 9 000 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 Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 3 000 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 2 100 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
200 Kč - 280 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
450 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
Bahn DE
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
370 Kč - 550 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
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
370 Kč - 550 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-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
380 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
430 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Railjet
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
180 Kč - 230 Kč
Website
Flixtrain
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ABELLIO Rail
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Pasing to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
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 Heidelberg central train station to Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
600 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden central station to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
250 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Heidelberg, Hbf to Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 300 Kč
Website
Comati PSG

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