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

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Fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Edinburgh (EDI) PRG - EDI

£37 - £207

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Glasgow (GLA) PRG - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

£79 - £304

Bus, train via Frankfurt am Main  •  18h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

£270 - £962

Bus, train  •  22h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

£83 - £436

Bus, train #2  •  24h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh

£183 - £596

Bus  •  28h

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20 / ...

£45 - £83

Drive, car ferry  •  27h 9m

  1. Drive from Prague to IJmuiden
  2. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

£187 - £311

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 58m

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

£301 - £382

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Edinburgh is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Edinburgh is to bus which costs 1 300 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 28h.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 1 100 Kč - 6 500 Kč and takes 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Edinburgh station. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h.

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The distance between Prague and Edinburgh is 838 miles.

The best way to get from Prague to Edinburgh without a car is to bus and train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 18h 59m and costs 8 000 Kč - 30 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Prague to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 5h 25m and costs 1 100 Kč - 6 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 300 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 28h.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Prague to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 838.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Edinburgh, Scotland?

Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Prague to Edinburgh 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Edinburgh via London, Victoria Green Line Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 28h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Prague to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Prague to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Prague to Edinburgh via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Prague to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £95
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
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 Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 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 Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
RegioJet
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).

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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 Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
£65 - £80
Website
Comati PSG
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£70 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
£85 - £110
2-bed inside cabin
£70 - £95
2-bed sea view cabin
£100 - £140
4 berth commodore cabin
£200 - £290
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
£260 - £340
Standard Car (extra fee)
£78

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Edinburgh is 1h behind Prague. It is currently 6:44 AM in Prague and 5:44 AM in Edinburgh.

Ryanair, easyJet, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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