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

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Prague (PRG) CDG - PRG

1 096 Kč - 4 872 Kč

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

750 Kč - 1 100 Kč

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Prague (PRG) ORY - PRG

1 731 Kč - 6 354 Kč

Train  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice Ec / ...

5 140 Kč - 7 757 Kč

Bus via Dresden  •  16h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Dresden central station N1305
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...

1 426 Kč - 3 947 Kč

Drive  •  9h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Prague 1028.9 km

2 900 Kč - 4 300 Kč

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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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No, entry into Czech Republic from France is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prague is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prague is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Prague is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Prague is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 4h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Bercy Seine and arriving at Prague, Wilsonova. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Prague. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Praha-Holesovice via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden-Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 23m.

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The distance between Paris and Prague is 882 km. The road distance is 1028.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Prague without a car is to train which takes 12h 23m and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Paris to Prague, including transfers.

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Paris to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Paris, Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 46m and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 300€ and takes 12h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 13h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Prague.
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  • Distance: 881.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Prague, Czech Republic?

Air France, CSA and four other airlines fly from Paris to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Prague via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden-Neustadt in around 12h 23m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 Kč - 7 000 Kč
Flights from Paris Orly to Prague via Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 16 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 4 700 Kč
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 9 500 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650 Kč - 6 500 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 Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 3 600 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 3 100 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 3 100 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
2 300 Kč - 2 800 Kč
1st Class
2 600 Kč - 3 100 Kč
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 800 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-Neustadt to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 Kč - 190 Kč
Website
RegioJet
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 Paris to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 400 Kč
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Paris to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, Wilsonova station.

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Paris to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha-Holesovice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Prague is 1029 km. It takes approximately 9h 1m to drive from Paris to Prague.

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CSA, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Paris to Prague train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Paris to Prague bus tickets online with Omio and Distribusion.

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There are 3450+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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