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

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Fly  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Prague (PRG) ZAG - PRG

1 580 Kč - 7 930 Kč

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Train  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic

500 Kč - 2 100 Kč

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Bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prague Main station N958 / ...

850 Kč - 1 100 Kč

Bus, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Graz Split - Bratislava / ...
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Rj

2 957 Kč - 4 344 Kč

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Prague 645.8 km

1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč

Shuttle  •  6h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Praha Eurobusways

1 300 Kč - 3 800 Kč

Zagreb to Prague by bus

The bus journey time between Zagreb and Prague is around 9h 31m and covers a distance of around 701 km. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 20m. Operated by FlixBus, the Zagreb to Prague bus service departs from Zagreb and arrives in Prague Main station. Typically nine buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 31m
Fastest bus time:
9h 20m
Buses per week:
9
Cheapest price:
850 Kč
Carbon emissions:
87 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:00
Last bus departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zagreb to Prague bus schedules

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Croatia

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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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
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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.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Prague is to bus which costs 250 kn - 300 kn and takes 9h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Prague is to fly which costs 460 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Prague Main station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 59m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Prague is 489 km. The road distance is 645.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 9h 40m and costs 250 kn - 300 kn.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Zagreb to Prague, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Prague is to fly which takes 3h 32m and costs 460 kn - 2.400 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250 kn - 300 kn and takes 9h 40m, you could also train, which costs 150 kn - 650 kn and takes 11h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Prague.
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  • Distance: 489.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Prague, Czech Republic?

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and 12 other airlines fly from Zagreb to Prague hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Prague Main station once daily. Tickets cost 850 Kč - 1 100 Kč and the journey takes 9h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 700 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 500 Kč - 10 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 6 000 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
3 800 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Train operators
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 Graz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 Kč - 2 100 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
500 Kč - 750 Kč
1st Class
1 400 Kč - 2 100 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 Zagreb to Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
460 Kč - 650 Kč
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Graz Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 Kč - 340 Kč
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Praha
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague Main station.

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Zagreb to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Prague is 646 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Zagreb to Prague.

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Swiss, Scandinavian Airlines, Air France and six other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Prague train tickets online with Distribusion.

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Book your Zagreb to Prague bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs 210 kn - 260 kn.

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