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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Prague by plane, subway, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly, subway  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Prague (PRG) VCE - PRG
  2. Take the subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská

1 350 Kč - 7 334 Kč

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Mestre, St. di autobus to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet

650 Kč - 1 046 Kč

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Train  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n. RegioJet

3 037 Kč - 4 621 Kč

Train via Munich  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Re

Night train, train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Linz Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec

2 475 Kč - 3 312 Kč

Drive  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Venice to Prague 816.3 km

2 600 Kč - 3 800 Kč

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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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
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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 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Prague is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 50€ - 290€ and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Prague. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Prague, ÚAN Florenc via Venice Mestre, St. di autobus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Prague. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Prague, hl.n. via Vienna, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 42m.

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The distance between Venice and Prague is 540 km. The road distance is 816.3 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Prague without a car is to train which takes 12h 42m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Venice to Prague, including transfers.

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Venice to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Venice Mestre, St. di autobus station.

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Venice to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Prague is to train which takes 12h 42m and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 13h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Prague.
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  • Distance: 540.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Prague, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Venice to Prague via Wien Hbf and Vienna, Hbf in around 12h 42m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Venice Mestre, St. di autobus to Prague, ÚAN Florenc twice a week. Tickets cost 650 Kč - 950 Kč and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 3 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
390 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Train operators
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Phone
+42 023 470 4560
Website
pid.cz
Subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
250 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
250 Kč - 360 Kč
1st Class
600 Kč - 950 Kč
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Venice Mestre, St. di autobus to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
650 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
RegioJet

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

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Venice to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Venice to Prague train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Prague is 816 km. It takes approximately 8h 21m to drive from Venice to Prague.

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Ryanair, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3450+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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