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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Bamberg by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Bayreuth central train station 321
  2. Take the bus from Bayreuth central train station to Bamberg train station 068

21€ - 26€

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Train  •  5h 42m

  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 Bamberg Ice / ...

33€ - 96€

Train, bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Plzeň hl.n. R16
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg Ice / ...

21€ - 73€

Train via Cheb  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cheb 554 / ...
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Bayreuth Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Bayreuth Hbf to Bamberg Re

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Prague to Bamberg 345.5 km

35€ - 55€

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Nuremberg (NUE) PRG - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg

79€ - 340€

Fly to Munich, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg

90€ - 376€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg

97€ - 309€

Prague to Bamberg by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Bamberg is around 23h 10m and covers a distance of around 324 km. The fastest bus normally takes 23h 10m. Operated by FlixBus, the Prague to Bamberg bus service departs from Prague and arrives in Bamberg train station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
23h 10m
Fastest bus time:
23h 10m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
21€
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:50
Last bus departs at:
09:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Bamberg bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bamberg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Bamberg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bamberg is to bus which costs 500 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bamberg is to drive which costs 950 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Bamberg station. However, there are services departing from Prague and arriving at Bamberg train station via Bayreuth central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Bamberg via Schwandorf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Prague and Bamberg is 252 km. The road distance is 345.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bamberg without a car is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs 500 Kč - 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Prague to Bamberg, including transfers.

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

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Prague to Bamberg 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 Bamberg is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs 500 Kč - 700 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 800 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 5h 42m.

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  • Distance: 252.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Prague to Bamberg via Bayreuth central train station in around 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Bamberg via Schwandorf and Nuernberg Hbf in around 5h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
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 Cheb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
9€ - 12€
Business
13€ - 16€
1st Class
13€ - 16€
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
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bayreuth Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
VGN
Train from Bayreuth Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
VGN
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 Bamberg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Munich central station to Bamberg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Flixtrain
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Phone
+42 023 470 4560
Website
pid.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Plzeň hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Marktredwitz to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.de
Bus operators
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 Prague to Bayreuth central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayreuth central train station to Bamberg train station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Prague to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Bamberg is 345 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Prague to Bamberg.

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Swiss, LOT, SkyUp and four other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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