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Train via Nuremberg  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Schwandorf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schwandorf to Nuernberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ter / ...
  6. Take the train from Nancy to Epinal Ter / ...

€105 - €246

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Metz, gare rout.
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Nancy 473
  3. Take the bus from Nancy to Épinal

€31 - €44

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Bus, train  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Montbéliard N1759
  2. Take the train from Belfort to Epinal Ter / ...

€78 - €130

Train  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to St Die Des Vosges Ter

€118 - €179

Drive  •  7h 6m

  1. Drive from Prague to Épinal 741.1 km

€80 - €120

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Luxembourg (LUX) PRG - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy
  4. Take the train from Nancy to Epinal

€80 - €231

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Basel (BSL) PRG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort
  3. Take the train from Belfort to Epinal

€101 - €271

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Strasbourg (SXB) PRG - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy
  3. Take the train from Nancy to Epinal

€124 - €408

Fly to Zurich, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH) PRG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort
  4. Take the train from Belfort to Epinal

€142 - €349

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy
  5. Take the train from Nancy to Epinal

€121 - €395

Prague to Épinal by train

The train journey time between Prague and Épinal is around 22h 39m and covers a distance of around 909 km. The fastest train normally takes 21h 4m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Prague to Épinal train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Epinal. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
22h 39m
Fastest train time:
21h 4m
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€167
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:43
Last train departs at:
17:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Épinal train schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Épinal is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Épinal is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Yes, entry into Czech Republic from France is currently restricted.

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The most affordable way to get from Prague to Épinal is to bus, which costs 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 13h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Épinal is to drive which costs 2 100 Kč - 3 100 Kč and takes 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Épinal. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Epinal via Schwandorf, Nuernberg Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg and Nancy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 17m.

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The distance between Prague and Épinal is 617 km. The road distance is 741.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Épinal without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 13h 17m and costs 2 700 Kč - 6 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 13h 17m to get from Prague to Épinal, including transfers.

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Prague to Épinal train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Épinal is to train via Nuremberg which takes 13h 17m and costs 2 700 Kč - 6 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 13h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Prague to Épinal train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Epinal station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Épinal.
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  • Distance: 616.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 17m

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

You can take a train from Prague to Épinal via Schwandorf, Nuernberg Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, and Nancy in around 13h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Épinal via Metz, Nancy, Division de Fer, Nancy Gare, and Nancy in around 13h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Prague to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €420
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Prague to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Prague to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €310
Flights from Prague to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Luxembourg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Prague to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Strasbourg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €19
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€11 - €14
Business
€15 - €19
1st Class
€16 - €19
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€19 - €24
Business
€27 - €32
1st Class
€27 - €33
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwandorf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Nancy to Epinal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €33
1st Class
€22 - €27
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Zuerich Hb to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€34 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €35
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nancy to Épinal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Belfort to Épinal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Saint-Dié-des-Vosges
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mulhouse to Belfort
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Nancy to Epinal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Belfort to Epinal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Strasbourg to St Die Des Vosges
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €28
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 Metz to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Montbéliard
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Épinal is 741 km. It takes approximately 7h 6m to drive from Prague to Épinal.

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