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

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Arad, Arad N959 / ...

$27 - $110

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Train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad D

$112 - $174

Bus RegioJet  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Arad, autogara Transdara RegioJet

$29 - $37

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Arad 490.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Timisoara  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Timisoara (TSR) PRG - TSR

$137 - $340

Fly to Budapest  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD

$89 - $244

Fly to Oradea, bus  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Oradea (OMR) PRG - OMR
  2. Take the bus from Nojorid to Arad

$200 - $815

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Arad is to bus which costs 600 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Arad is to drive which costs 1 900 Kč - 2 800 Kč and takes 7 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague Main station station and arriving at Arad, Arad. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Arad. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Arad via Wien Hbf and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 48 min.

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The distance between Prague and Arad is 671 km. The road distance is 784.7 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Arad without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 20 min and costs 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč.

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The bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Arad, Arad takes 11 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Prague to Arad train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Arad is to bus which takes 11 h 20 min and costs 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 400 Kč - 3 800 Kč and takes 12 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs 2 900 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 7 h 59 min.

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  • Distance: 419.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 20 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Arad, Romania?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Arad twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Arad via Wien Hbf and Budapest-Keleti in around 12 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Prague to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Prague to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Warsaw, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Ljubljana, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Belgrade, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Munich, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Vienna, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Timisoara via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Budapest-Keleti to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Prague to Arad
Ave. Duration
14 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Arad, autogara Transdara
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Arad, autogara Transdara
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Orlan
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Prague to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Prague to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Arad
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Praga to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Nojorid to Arad
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
autogenn.ro

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Timisoara Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Arad is 1 h ahead of Prague. It is currently 7:01 AM in Prague and 8:01 AM in Arad.

Prague to Arad train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Arad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Arad is 785 km. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Prague to Arad.

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CSA, Tarom, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Timisoara Airport.

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Book your Prague to Arad bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Arad. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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