There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Warsaw by subway, plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Subway, fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) PRG - WAW

215 zł - 819 zł

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Train, bus  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, Stodolní
  2. Take the bus from Ostrava, Ostrava-ÚAN to Katowice, Katowice bus station 913 / ...
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

116 zł - 270 zł

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Warszawa 848002 / ...

120 zł - 170 zł

Train, night train  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, hl.n. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the night train from Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi to Warszawa Centralna En

391 zł - 619 zł

Drive  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Prague to Warsaw 675.5 km

310 zł - 450 zł

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Poland

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Poland. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Poland.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Poland due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 4/12/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Poland from 5/23/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/15/2020

Limited international flights leaving Czechia began to resume from 4/21/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/3/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Warsaw is to bus which costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 11h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Warsaw is to subway and fly which costs 1 300 Kč - 5 000 Kč and takes 4h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague and arriving at Warszawa. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 3m.

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The distance between Prague and Warsaw is 517 km. The road distance is 675.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Warsaw without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 26m and costs 700 Kč - 1 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Prague to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Prague to Warsaw bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Prague station.

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Prague to Warsaw train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 517.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Warsaw, Poland?

Ecolines operates a bus from Prague to Warszawa once daily. Tickets cost 120 zł - 170 zł and the journey takes 11h 21m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320 zł - 1 100 zł
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250 zł - 900 zł
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, Stodolní
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 140 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
40 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
90 zł - 140 zł
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 140 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
40 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
90 zł - 140 zł
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 85 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
65 zł - 85 zł
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Prague, Praha hl. n. to Ostrava hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30 zł - 140 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
30 zł - 40 zł
Business
70 zł - 80 zł
Premium
110 zł - 140 zł
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
Night train from Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
360 zł - 480 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Ostrava, Ostrava-ÚAN to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30 zł - 45 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
130 zł - 170 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Prague to Warsaw bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Warszawa station.

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Prague to Warsaw train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Warsaw is 675 km. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Prague to Warsaw.

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CSA and LOT offer flights from Prague Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Prague to Warsaw bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 3673+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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