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There are 10 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Prague by plane, subway, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from London City  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Prague (PRG) LCY - PRG

2 166 Kč - 6 300 Kč

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Subway to London Stansted, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Prague (PRG) STN - PRG

699 Kč - 5 310 Kč

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Prague (PRG) LHR - PRG

1 342 Kč - 9 139 Kč

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Prague (PRG) BHX - PRG

1 697 Kč - 7 033 Kč

Fly from London Gatwick  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Prague (PRG) LGW - PRG

1 549 Kč - 5 632 Kč

Bus  •  20h 40m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

945 Kč - 1 345 Kč

Bus via Upminster  •  34h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Upminster to Prague Florenc 807822

961 Kč - 1 229 Kč

Train, night train  •  21h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Regensburg Hbf Nj
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Re

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 35m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Prague

7 361 Kč - 8 997 Kč

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 56m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Prague

5 855 Kč - 39 013 Kč

Waterloo Station to Prague by subway, train and night train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Prague is around 22h 37m and covers a distance of around 1671 km. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 37m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Eurostar, Nightjet and others, the Waterloo Station to Prague service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22h 37m
Fastest journey time:
22h 37m
Journey distance:
1671 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
88 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:44
Last service departs at:
10:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Prague subway, train and night train schedules

United Kingdom → Czech Republic
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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Czech Republic from United Kingdom.

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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.

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

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Prague is to bus via Upminster which costs £30 - £45 and takes 34h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Prague is to fly which costs £70 - £210 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Prague. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Prague, Wilsonova via London, Victoria Green Line Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Prague. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal and Regensburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Prague is 1032 km.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 20h 40m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Waterloo Station to Prague, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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Waterloo Station to Prague train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs £70 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 20h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Prague.
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  • Distance: 1031.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Prague, Czech Republic?

British Airways, KLM and two other airlines fly from Waterloo Station to Prague twice daily. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova twice daily. Tickets cost 900 Kč - 1 300 Kč and the journey takes 19h 20m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Flights from London Stansted to Prague via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
350 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Flights from Birmingham to Prague via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
490 Kč - 2 800 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 2 800 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Birmingham to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 4 900 Kč
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Birmingham to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 11 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 4 800 Kč
Flights from London Gatwick to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 4 900 Kč
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
24 Kč - 29 Kč
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
230 Kč - 330 Kč
Anytime Day Single
1 100 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
8 000 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Standard
3 500 Kč - 4 300 Kč
Standard Premier
4 800 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Nightjet
Die Länderbahn
Website
vogtlandbahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
vogtlandbahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3 956 Kč
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Upminster to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
31h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 34 000 Kč
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
2 500 Kč - 34 000 Kč
Standard Car - Flexi
4 000 Kč - 4 900 Kč

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Waterloo Station to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, Wilsonova station.

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Prague is 1h ahead of Waterloo Station. It is currently 6:39 PM in Waterloo Station and 7:39 PM in Prague.

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

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British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from London City Airport to Prague Airport.

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