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There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Weimar by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5h 14m

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

54€ - 195€

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Weimar, Weimar central station 082

18€ - 23€

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Train via Leipzig  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Weimar

Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice

58€ - 119€

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Prague to Weimar 339.7 km

35€ - 60€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Weimar is to bus which costs 500 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Weimar is to drive which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 3h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Weimar, Weimar central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Weimar. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Weimar via Dresden Hbf and Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Prague and Weimar is 240 km. The road distance is 339.7 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Weimar without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 14m and costs 1 400 Kč - 5 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Prague to Weimar, including transfers.

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Prague to Weimar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Weimar 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 Weimar is to train via Leipzig which takes 5h 27m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Weimar.
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  • Distance: 240 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

You can take a train from Prague to Weimar via Dresden Hbf and Leipzig Hbf in around 5h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Weimar, Weimar central station once daily. Tickets cost 18€ - 23€ and the journey takes 5h 40m.

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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Second Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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€
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
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 Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Weimar
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 Weimar, Weimar central station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
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
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
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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Prague to Weimar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Weimar, Weimar central station.

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Prague to Weimar train services, operated by Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH, arrive at Weimar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Weimar is 340 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Prague to Weimar.

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There are 525+ hotels available in Weimar. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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