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There are 9 ways to get from Prague to Birmingham by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Birmingham  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Birmingham (BHX) PRG - BHX

£104 - £261

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Birmingham 807822

£30 - £40

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Manchester (MAN) PRG - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

£106 - £328

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bristol (BRS) PRG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street

£103 - £358

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to London Heathrow (LHR) PRG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

£102 - £294

Train  •  18h 28m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

£283 - £653

Bus via London  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham New Street Station Uk023 / ...

£41 - £56

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 34m

  1. Drive from Prague to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Birmingham

£265 - £327

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 51m

  1. Drive from Prague to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Birmingham

£216 - £1,392

Prague to Birmingham by train and subway

The journey time between Prague and Birmingham is around 34h 51m and covers a distance of around 1102 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 34h 46m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), Hungarian Railways (MÁV), Railjet and others, the Prague to Birmingham service departs from Praha-Holesovice and arrives in Birmingham New Street. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 51m
Fastest journey time:
34h 46m
Journey distance:
1102 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£256
Carbon emissions:
92 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:35
Last service departs at:
08:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Birmingham train and subway schedules

Czech Republic → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Czech Republic

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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 Birmingham is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Birmingham is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Birmingham is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Birmingham is to bus which costs 950 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 37h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Birmingham is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs 3 100 Kč - 8 000 Kč.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Florenc and arriving at Birmingham. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 37h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Praha-Holesovice and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Berlin Hbf, Amsterdam Centraal, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 28m.

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The distance between Prague and Birmingham is 727 miles.

The best way to get from Prague to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 18h 28m and costs 8 500 Kč - 20 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Prague to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Prague to Birmingham bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Birmingham train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha-Holesovice station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Birmingham is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs 3 100 Kč - 8 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 500 Kč - 20 000 Kč and takes 18h 28m, you could also bus via London, which costs 1 200 Kč - 1 700 Kč and takes 21h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 726.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Birmingham, England?

Eurowings, Jet2.com and four other airlines fly from Prague to Birmingham 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Birmingham via Berlin Hbf, Amsterdam Centraal, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 18h 28m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £260
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £260
Flights from Prague to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £260
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £460
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £330
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £330
Flights from Prague to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £460
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£17 - £95
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £95
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £110
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Prague to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Flights from Prague to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £270
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£210 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Prague to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £300
Flights from Prague to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £320
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £130
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £170
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Czech Railways (ČD)
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 Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Railjet
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 Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£42 - £48
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£42 - £48
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham New Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Prague Florenc to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
37h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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Prague to Birmingham bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Birmingham New Street Station.

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Birmingham is 1h behind Prague. It is currently 7:57 PM in Prague and 6:57 PM in Birmingham.

Prague to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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