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

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Fly  •  5 h 47 min

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

$79 - $266

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Train via Gare De L'est  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

$390 - $558

Train  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  6. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

$382 - $515

Bus  •  34 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc

$120 - $180

Drive  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Prague 1438.4 miles

$270 - $400

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Avenida America and arriving at Praha ÚAN Florenc. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 34 h.

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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 hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Barcelona Sants Station, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf and Nürnberg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 35 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Prague is 1772 km. The road distance is 2301.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Prague without a car is to train which takes 22 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Madrid to Prague, including transfers.

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Madrid to Prague bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Madrid Avenida America station.

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Madrid to Prague train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, 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 5 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 22 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Madrid to Prague bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Prague.
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  • Distance: 1107.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

Iberia, Ryanair and 13 other airlines fly from Madrid to Prague hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Prague via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare De L'est, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Nürnberg ZOB in around 22 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Prague via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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 Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Madrid to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Prague is 2301 km. It takes approximately 20 h 57 min to drive from Madrid to Prague.

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CSA, Iberia, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3603+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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