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

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 167 / ...

$9 - $24

3 alternative options

Train via Dresden Hbf  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$36 - $65

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Prague 158.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Prague (PRG) LEJ - PRG

$94 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to bus which costs 8€ - 21€ and takes 3h 40m.

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

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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 every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n.. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 29m.

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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 3h 29m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl.n. takes 3h 29m including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 21€ and takes 3h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Prague.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Leipzig to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Prague every 3 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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 to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$17 - $40
First
$30 - $65
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 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
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $13

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Prague is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Leipzig to Prague.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3823+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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