There are 6 ways to get from Leipzig to Prague by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...

688 Kč - 1 864 Kč

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Bus  •  3h 35m

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

370 Kč - 450 Kč

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec

800 Kč - 1 200 Kč

Train via Dresden  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

988 Kč - 2 664 Kč

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Prague 253.3 km

750 Kč - 1 200 Kč

Fly  •  5h 54m

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

1 805 Kč - 7 645 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to bus which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to drive which costs 30€ - 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 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 32m.

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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 and bus which takes 3h 21m and costs 26€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Leipzig to Prague, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Prague is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs 30€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 300€ and takes 5h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Prague.
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  • Distance: 200.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Leipzig to Prague 6 times a week. Tickets cost 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč and the journey takes 3h 32m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Prague hourly. Tickets cost 370 Kč - 450 Kč and the journey takes 3h 35m. Racic Eurobus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 15 000 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 Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
430 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Railjet
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 Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
250 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 Kč - 450 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Leipzig Goethestraße to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 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 Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 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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Book your Leipzig to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2284+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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