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There are 4 ways to get from Vilseck to Prague by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Vilseck to Nuernberg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Prague - Wilsonova

520 Kč - 732 Kč

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Train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Weiden(Oberpf) to Cheb Re
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Praha-Smichov Ic / ...

Train, bus via Cheb  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Weiden(Oberpf) to Cheb Re
  2. Take the bus from Cheb to Prague, Prague Hradčanská 854

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Vilseck to Prague 231.5 km

650 Kč - 950 Kč

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  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • 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 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 21 Feb 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Vilseck to Prague is to train and bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilseck to Prague is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilseck to Prague. However, there are services departing from Vilseck and arriving at Praha-Smichov via Weiden(Oberpf) and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Vilseck and Prague is 195 km. The road distance is 231.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vilseck to Prague without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 22m and costs 20€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Vilseck to Prague, including transfers.

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Vilseck to Prague train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, depart from Weiden(Oberpf) station.

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Vilseck to Prague train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Praha-Smichov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilseck to Prague is 232 km. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Vilseck to Prague.

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There are 6313+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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  • Distance: 194.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

You can take a train from Vilseck to Prague via Weiden(Oberpf) and Cheb in around 6h 4m.

Train operators
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 Vilseck to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 Kč - 410 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Weiden(Oberpf) to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Praha-Smichov
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 Kč - 400 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
240 Kč - 300 Kč
Business
330 Kč - 400 Kč
1st Class
340 Kč - 400 Kč
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nuremberg to Prague - Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
230 Kč - 330 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 Cheb to Prague, Prague Hradčanská
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
280 Kč - 350 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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