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Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague N109 / ...

650 Kč - 800 Kč

Cheapest option

Bus via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

514 Kč - 715 Kč

7 alternative options

Train  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  4. Take the train from Schwandorf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Re

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station 501.3 km

1 400 Kč - 2 100 Kč

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Prague  •  4h 48m

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

1 206 Kč - 6 345 Kč

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Prague  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Prague (PRG) STR - PRG

2 113 Kč - 5 754 Kč

Train, train to Munich, fly to Prague  •  6h 36m

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

2 848 Kč - 10 344 Kč

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dresden, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi

2 478 Kč - 8 286 Kč

Train to Zurich, fly to Prague  •  7h 28m

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

3 302 Kč - 6 874 Kč

Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station by bus and walk

The journey time between Heidelberg Station and Prague Main Station is around 6h 53m and covers a distance of around 523 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 45m. Operated by FlixBus, the Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station service departs from Heidelberg central train station and arrives in Prague Main Station. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 53m
Fastest journey time:
6h 45m
Journey distance:
523 km
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
650 Kč
Carbon emissions:
65 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station bus and walk 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), Australia, 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
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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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 Main Station is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prague Main Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prague Main Station 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: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station is to bus via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof which costs €20 - €28 and takes 8h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station is to drive which costs €55 - €80 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. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf and Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 33m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Prague Main Station is 421 km. The road distance is 501.3 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station without a car is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs €25 - €31.

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The bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague takes 6h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station 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 Main Station is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs €25 - €31. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station.
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  • Distance: 420.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 2m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague once daily. Tickets cost 650 Kč - 800 Kč and the journey takes 6h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Schwandorf, and Praha Hlavni Nadrazi in around 9h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 7 000 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 7 500 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 7 500 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Prague via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 6 500 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 Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 700 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
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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 500 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 Nuernberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
390 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.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
550 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 Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
380 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
650 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Website
vogtlandbahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
vogtlandbahn.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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Railjet
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
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
260 Kč - 360 Kč
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
1 200 Kč - 1 500 Kč
1st Class
1 200 Kč - 1 500 Kč
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg central train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
380 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
RegioJet

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Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague station.

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Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station is 501 km. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Heidelberg Station to Prague Main Station.

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