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

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Train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuglo to Debrecen Ic / ...

19 676 Ft - 38 252 Ft

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Bus via Budapest  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas to Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás 1060

13 204 Ft - 16 220 Ft

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Bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Praha Florenc to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Debrecen

Drive  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from Prague to Debrecen 757.2 km

26 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft

Fly Prague to Budapest, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Debrecen

16 498 Ft - 85 254 Ft

Bus to Dresden, fly to Debrecen  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Debrecen (DEB) DRS - DEB

56 358 Ft - 219 025 Ft

Fly Prague to Oradea, bus  •  11h 28m

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

Bus, train to Munich, fly to Debrecen  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Anděl to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
  2. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Debrecen (DEB) MUC - DEB

81 086 Ft - 251 189 Ft

Fly Prague to Debrecen  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Debrecen (DEB) PRG - DEB

17 948 Ft - 71 204 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Debrecen is to bus via Budapest which costs 950 Kč - 1 300 Kč and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Debrecen is to fly and train which costs 1 200 Kč - 6 500 Kč and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague station to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Prague, Prague Main station and arriving at Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 6m.

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The distance between Prague and Debrecen is 599 km. The road distance is 757.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Debrecen without a car is to train which takes 10h 36m and costs 1 400 Kč - 2 900 Kč.

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It takes approximately 10h 36m to get from Prague to Debrecen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Debrecen is to train which takes 10h 36m and costs 1 400 Kč - 2 900 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus via Budapest, which costs 950 Kč - 1 300 Kč and takes 12h 6m, you could also fly, which costs 1 300 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Prague to Debrecen bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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  • Distance: 598.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 36m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Debrecen, Hungary?

You can take a train from Prague to Debrecen via Vienna, Hbf, Wien Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, Keleti pályaudvar M, Zugló vasútállomás, and Zuglo in around 10h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Debrecen via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas in around 12h 6m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Munich, Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Munich, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Brussels, Basel
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Frankfurt, Basel
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Vienna, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Zurich, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Debrecen via Frankfurt, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Debrecen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Munich to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Oradea via Belgrade, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3 500 Ft - 4 900 Ft
1st Class
8 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 900 Ft - 2 500 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zuglo to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 800 Ft - 4 500 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 4 200 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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, Prague Main station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3 400 Ft - 4 200 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Anděl to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Praha Florenc to Oradea
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigtour.ro
Bus from Oradea to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
GIG
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 200 Ft - 3 900 Ft
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
Eurolines FR
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Website
Comati PSG

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Debrecen is 757 km. It takes approximately 7h 8m to drive from Prague to Debrecen.

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Ryanair, LOT, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 728+ hotels available in Debrecen. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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