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

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Fly  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Prague (PRG) MAD - PRG

1 628 Kč - 5 783 Kč

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Train  •  24h 24m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Avignon Tgv Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

8 639 Kč - 12 349 Kč

Bus  •  32h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N748
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Prague, Prague Anděl N1759

2 829 Kč - 3 525 Kč

Bus via Lausanne  •  37h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Martigny
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Prague, Florenc 700

2 816 Kč - 6 116 Kč

Drive  •  21h 2m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Prague 2228.2 km

6 000 Kč - 9 000 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Prague is to fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Prague is to fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Prague. However, there are services departing from Madrid, Madrid and arriving at Prague, Prague Anděl via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Prague. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Avignon Tgv, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 24m.

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The distance between Madrid and Prague is 1772 km. The road distance is 2228.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Prague without a car is to train which takes 24h 24m and costs 320€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Madrid to Prague, including transfers.

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

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Madrid to Prague train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Prague is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs 60€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320€ - 470€ and takes 24h 24m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 32h 35m.

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  • Distance: 1772.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Prague, Czech Republic?

Ryanair, Iberia and 13 other airlines fly from Madrid to Prague hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Prague via Avignon Tgv, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Dresden Hbf in around 24h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 400 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 400 Kč - 11 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 4 800 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 10 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 3 100 Kč
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 5 000 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
3 600 Kč - 4 200 Kč
1st Class
4 200 Kč - 5 000 Kč
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 3 200 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice 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 Madrid, Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 1 900 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Prague, Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Madrid to Martigny
Ave. Duration
22h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 4 600 Kč
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lausanne to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Madrid to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague Anděl station.

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Madrid to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Prague is 2228 km. It takes approximately 21h 2m to drive from Madrid to Prague.

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Ryanair, CSA, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 3048+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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