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There are 3 ways to get from Prague to Schmilka by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 49m

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

€7 - €12

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bad Schandau 31731 / ...

€13 - €108

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Prague to Schmilka 127.6 km

€13 - €20

Prague to Schmilka by train

The train journey time between Prague and Schmilka is around 2h 44m and covers a distance of around 142 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), the Prague to Schmilka train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Schmilka-Hirschmuehle. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 44m
Fastest train time:
2h 15m
Train distance:
142 km
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:47
Last train departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Schmilka train schedules

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, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, 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 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Portugal and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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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

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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 Schmilka is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schmilka is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schmilka 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, returning to Czech Republic from Germany is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Prague to Schmilka is to train, which costs 180 Kč - 310 Kč and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Schmilka is to drive which costs 350 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Schmilka. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Schmilka-Hirschmuehle via Decin Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Prague and Schmilka is 90 km. The road distance is 127.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Schmilka without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs 180 Kč - 310 Kč.

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Prague to Schmilka, including transfers.

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Prague to Schmilka train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Prague to Schmilka train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Decin Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Schmilka is 128 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Prague to Schmilka.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Schmilka. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 90.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 49m

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Decin Hlavni Nadrazi hourly. Tickets cost €6 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

Train operators
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 28m
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
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
22 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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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

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