There are 7 ways to get from Magdeburg to Prague by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig to Praha hl. n. 43371

$44 - $60

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Magdeburg to Prague, Prague Main station N66

$21 - $40

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Train via Leipzig Hbf  •  5 h 14 min

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

$66 - $99

Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec

$72 - $102

Rideshare  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Magdeburg to Prague 229.5 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Magdeburg to Prague 228.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Prague (PRG) LEJ - PRG

$120 - $592

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Magdeburg and arriving at Prague, Prague Main station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Magdeburg to Prague. However, there are services departing from Magdeburg Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Magdeburg and Prague is 299 km. The road distance is 366.3 km.

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The best way to get from Magdeburg to Prague without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Magdeburg to Prague, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Magdeburg to Prague is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Magdeburg to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague Main station.

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Map of how to get from Magdeburg to Prague.
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  • Distance: 186.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Magdeburg to Prague via Leipzig Hbf and Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Magdeburg to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
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
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
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 Magdeburg to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Magdeburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg to Prague is 366 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Magdeburg to Prague.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Magdeburg to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3603+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Magdeburg and Prague. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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