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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Prague  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA

50€ - 277€

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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 084 / ...

15€ - 40€

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Bus to Dresden, fly  •  4h 59m

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

101€ - 510€

Bus, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station 060 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

90€ - 210€

Train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

94€ - 134€

Train via Nuremberg  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cheb Sc / ...
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

50€ - 106€

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Prague to Frankfurt am Main 510.1 km

55€ - 90€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 400 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 1 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 4h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between Prague and Frankfurt am Main is 409 km. The road distance is 510.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 16m and costs 2 400 Kč - 6 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Prague to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs 1 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 500 Kč - 3 600 Kč and takes 7h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 400 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 8h 5m.

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  • Distance: 409.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa and CSA fly from Prague to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Frankfurt am Main via Dresden Hbf in around 7h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Train operators
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 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
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€
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 Cheb to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 11€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
6€ - 8€
Business
9€ - 11€
1st Class
9€ - 11€
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 Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
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 ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
5€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt am Main - Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
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
9€ - 11€
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
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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
75€ - 90€
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Prague to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Prague to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Frankfurt am Main is 510 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Prague to Frankfurt am Main.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Prague to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Prague to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and two other operators.

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