There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Dessau by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) Ec
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dessau Hbf Ic

$57 - $82

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Bus, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 167 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dessau Hbf Ic

$33 - $52

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Dessau 198.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) PRG - TXL
  2. Take the train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof

$56 - $312

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Prague to Dessau. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Dessau Hbf via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Prague and Dessau is 247 km. The road distance is 317.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Dessau without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Prague to Dessau, including transfers.

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Prague to Dessau train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Dessau is 317 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Prague to Dessau.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Prague Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Dessau. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Dessau.
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  • Distance: 154.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Prague to Dessau via Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) and Leipzig Hbf in around 4 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
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 Leipzig Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Charlottenburg to Dessau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.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 ÚAN Florenc to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Praha hl. n. to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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