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There are 5 ways to get from Heidelberg to Prague by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Praha hl. n. N109

$27 - $32

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Train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$139 - $203

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Prague 314.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 33 min

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

$90 - $265

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  7 h 18 min

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

$154 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Prague is to bus which costs 23€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Prague is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Praha hl. n.. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Prague. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Prague is 418 km. The road distance is 503.2 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 47 min and costs 23€ - 28€.

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The bus from Heidelberg to Praha hl. n. takes 6 h 47 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Heidelberg to Prague bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, depart from Heidelberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Prague is to bus which takes 6 h 47 min and costs 23€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 9 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Prague.
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  • Distance: 261.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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

Arriva Stredni Cechy operates a bus from Heidelberg to Prague twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $32 and the journey takes 6 h 47 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heidelberg to Prague via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Hbf in around 9 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Bus operators
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Heidelberg to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
arriva.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Prague, Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Heidelberg Hbf to Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Heidelberg to Prague bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, arrive at Praha hl. n. station.

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Heidelberg to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Prague is 503 km. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Heidelberg to Prague.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport.

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