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Prague - Munich Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 32 daily train trips between Prague and Munich. The average train journey from Prague to Munich takes 7 hours and 38 minutes, but some Deutsche Bahn train trips are as short as 5 hours and 48 minutes.

Distance186 mi (300 km)
Fastest train5h 48m
Lowest price$30.50
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Prague to Munich?

2 train services operate from Prague to Munich. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 20 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn206h 56m$103.84
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1710h 15m$123.46
  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Prague to Munich start from $30, and on average cost . Daily there are 17 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Munich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Munich trains arrive at München Harras and 4 other train stations.

    From Prague to Munich train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 10 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 48 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Prague and Munich is approximately 186 miles, or 300 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 48 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Prague to Munich on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Prague at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 32 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Munich to Prague.

City Information

Prague

With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.

Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.

Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prague?

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Main departure station: Praha hl.n.

Praha hlavní nádraží (or h.l n) translates to Prague Main Railway Station. The large station first opened in 1871, but a major redesign in 1909 gave it its current distinctive look. The art nouveau architecture welcomes passengers reaching Prague on Deutsche Bahn and RailJet trains, as well as local commuter lines. Public restrooms, retail stores, restaurants, and parking are available on-site. Plus, the station is only a few blocks away from Prague's legendary Old Town, with many museums and hotels along the way.

All train stations in Prague:

  • Praha hl.n.

Where is the train station in Munich?

Main arrival station: München Donnersbergerbrücke

There are more train stations and stops in Munich than most cities. Most trains from Prague will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Munich:

Train stations in Munich:

  • München Donnersbergerbrücke

  • München Harras

  • München Heimeranplatz

  • München-Mittersendling

  • München-Berg am Laim

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