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There are 6 ways to get from Tegel to Prague by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice Ec / ...

1 004 Kč - 1 945 Kč

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Bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet

384 Kč - 528 Kč

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Bus via S+U Wedding  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague 060 / ...

581 Kč - 716 Kč

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Prague 359.5 km

1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Prague (PRG) TXL - PRG

1 758 Kč - 8 202 Kč

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Prague (PRG) BER - PRG

874 Kč - 8 351 Kč

Tegel to Prague by train and tram

The journey time between Tegel and Prague is around 4h 44m and covers a distance of around 375 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 34m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and Railjet, the Tegel to Prague service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Praha-Holesovice. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 44m
Fastest journey time:
4h 34m
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
1 004 Kč
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:38
Last service departs at:
16:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Prague train and tram schedules

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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Australia, New Zealand, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Czech Republic with the above exceptions. Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Australia, Finland, Iceland, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Australia, Finland, Iceland, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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

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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 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

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

The social distance requirement in Prague is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

Yes, entry into Germany from Czech Republic is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Prague is to bus which costs €14 - €21 and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to Prague is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tegel to Prague. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Praha-Holesovice via U Naturkundemuseum and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Tegel and Prague is 288 km. The road distance is 359.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Prague without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs €35 - €75.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Tegel to Prague, including transfers.

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Tegel to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Prague is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs €35 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €21 and takes 6h 2m, you could also fly, which costs €65 - €320 and takes 8h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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Tegel to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha-Holesovice station.

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Map of how to get from Tegel to Prague.
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  • Distance: 287.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice every 4 hours. Tickets cost 900 Kč - 1 300 Kč and the journey takes 4h 10m. Railjet also services this route once daily. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc hourly. Tickets cost 260 Kč - 370 Kč and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 100 Kč - 10 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 7 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 9 000 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 16 000 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 6 000 Kč
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Prague via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
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 Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
260 Kč - 370 Kč
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 Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegel to Prague is 360 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Tegel to Prague.

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Finnair and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Prague Airport.

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