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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Prague  •  3h 59m

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

€54 - €246

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Bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B RegioJet

€15 - €21

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Bus to Dresden, fly  •  5h 3m

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

€71 - €300

Bus, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

€90 - €210

Train via Schwandorf  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Schwandorf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schwandorf to Nuernberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

€62 - €121

Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden-Neustadt Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

€118 - €164

Bus via Nuremberg  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Anděl to Nuremberg central bus station 109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Frankfurt - Main station Munich - Bus station > Nuremberg > Würzburg > Frankfurt - Main station > Frankfurt - Airport > Cologne - Airport > Dusseldorf / ...

€26 - €33

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Prague to Frankfurt am Main 509.3 km

€55 - €80

Prague to Frankfurt am Main by bus and train

The journey time between Prague and Frankfurt am Main is around 10h 13m and covers a distance of around 633 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 36m. Operated by RegioJet, FlixBus, Arda Tur and others, the Prague to Frankfurt am Main service departs from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 13m
Fastest journey time:
6h 36m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€95
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:00
Last service departs at:
17:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Frankfurt am Main bus and train schedules

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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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No, entry into Germany from Czech Republic is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 390 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 6h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main is to fly. Taking this option will cost 1 300 Kč - 6 500 Kč and takes 3h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 55m.

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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 Schwandorf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Prague and Frankfurt am Main is 409 km. The road distance is 509.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus which takes 6h 55m and costs 390 Kč - 550 Kč.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Prague to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from 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 3h 59m and costs 1 300 Kč - 6 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 390 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 6h 55m, you could also train via Schwandorf, which costs 1 600 Kč - 3 200 Kč and takes 7h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 409.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

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

Lufthansa flies from Prague to Frankfurt am Main 4 times a day. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €21 and the journey takes 6h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
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 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €19
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€11 - €14
Business
€15 - €19
1st Class
€16 - €19
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Business
€12 - €15
1st Class
€12 - €15
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwandorf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
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 to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague Anděl to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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
€75 - €90
Website
Comati PSG
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 Nuremberg to Frankfurt - Main station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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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 RegioJet, arrive at Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B 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 509 km. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Prague to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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