There are 4 ways to get from Leipzig to Prague by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) Ec

$35 - $55

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc X67 / ...

$14 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet

$44 - $118

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Prague 158.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station station and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova). Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Prague is 200 km. The road distance is 253.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Prague without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Leipzig to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Prague.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Leipzig to Prague 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Prague every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Arriva Stredni Cechy also services this route once daily.

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 Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Leipzig to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz

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