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

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Fly  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Prague (PRG) WAW - PRG

1 392 Kč - 5 612 Kč

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Train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic

380 Kč - 750 Kč

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Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Prague

700 Kč - 1 000 Kč

Bus via Warsaw  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Prague 1301

800 Kč - 1 000 Kč

Rideshare  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Prague 678.4 km

532 Kč

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Prague 674.6 km

1 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč

Poland → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Poland

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from Australia, New Zealand, 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 Poland

  • 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
  • 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
This applies to arrivals from Poland
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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
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea and Singapore
  • 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
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Czech Republic from Poland is currently restricted.

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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 Poland from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Prague is to rideshare which costs 93 zł and takes 9h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Prague is to fly which costs 240 zł - 1 000 zł and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warsaw and arriving at Prague. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 18m.

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It is 517 km from Warsaw to Prague. It is approximately 674.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Prague without a car is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs 65 zł - 130 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Warsaw to Prague, including transfers.

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

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Warsaw to Prague train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs 240 zł - 1 000 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65 zł - 130 zł and takes 8h 18m, you could also bus, which costs 120 zł - 170 zł and takes 10h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Prague.
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  • Distance: 517.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

LOT, Austrian Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Warsaw to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, PKP Intercity operates a train from Warszawa Centralna to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi twice daily. Tickets cost 380 Kč - 750 Kč and the journey takes 8h 18m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Train operators
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 Warszawa Centralna to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
380 Kč - 470 Kč
1st Class
550 Kč - 750 Kč
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 Warsaw to Prague
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Prague
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
532 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Warsaw to Prague train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Prague is 675 km. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from Warsaw to Prague.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 912+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Warsaw and Prague. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 8 zł - 10 zł.

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