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

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Bus, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Zličín to Nuremberg N1310
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg Re / ...

21€ - 75€

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Hradčanská to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068

17€ - 21€

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Bus via Nuremberg  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Anděl to Nuremberg N109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Bamberg, Bamberg train 186 / ...

22€ - 27€

Train, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cheb Sc / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cheb to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068

18€ - 27€

Train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg Ice

83€ - 124€

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Prague to Bamberg 346 km

40€ - 60€

Fly, train  •  6h 3m

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

89€ - 610€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bamberg is to bus which costs 450 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bamberg is to drive which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 3h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague Hradčanská and arriving at Bamberg, Bamberg train. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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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 Dresden Hbf and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between Prague and Bamberg is 252 km. The road distance is 346 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bamberg without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 24m and costs 550 Kč - 2 100 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Prague to Bamberg, including transfers.

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Prague to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague Hradčanská 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 via Nuremberg which takes 5h 33m and costs 550 Kč - 750 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 200 Kč - 3 400 Kč and takes 6h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bamberg.
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  • Distance: 252.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

You can take a bus from Prague to Bamberg via Nuremberg in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Bamberg via Dresden Hbf and Erfurt Hbf in around 6h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 350€
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 350€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 140€
Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
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 Dresden Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Website
VGN
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
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cheb
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
9€ - 12€
Business
12€ - 16€
1st Class
13€ - 16€
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
Business
11€ - 14€
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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, Prague Zličín to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Anděl to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Hradčanská to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cheb to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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Prague to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bamberg, 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 346 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Prague to Bamberg.

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Austrian Airlines, Ryanair, CSA and four other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Prague to Bamberg train tickets online with Omio, Omio and Omio.

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Book your Prague to Bamberg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 310+ hotels available in Bamberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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