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There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Decin hl.n.

Cheapest

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bad Schandau

Train via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Decin Hlavni Nadrazi

Drive

  1. Drive from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz
Czech Republic → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Czech Republic.

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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 Sächsische Schweiz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sächsische Schweiz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sächsische Schweiz is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz is to drive which costs 460 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz is to drive which costs 460 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 2h 10m.

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The distance between Prague and Sächsische Schweiz is 91 km. The road distance is 161.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz without a car is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Sächsische Schweiz is 161 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Sächsische Schweiz. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Sächsische Schweiz.
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  • Distance: 90.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Ceske Drahy operates a train from Praha hl.n. to Decin hl.n. every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 28m.

Train operators
Ceske Drahy
Website
delfi.de
Train from Praha hl.n. to Decin hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Decin Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €10
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 Dresden Hbf to Bad Schandau
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bad Schandau
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Dresden Hbf to Bad Schandau
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Railjet
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Prague Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP
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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