Trains from Prague to Mönchengladbach

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Prague - Mönchengladbach Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 110 daily trains from Prague to Mönchengladbach. Traveling by train from Prague to Mönchengladbach usually takes around 12 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 9 hours and 33 minutes.

Distance358 mi (577 km)
Fastest train9h 33m
Lowest price$130.26
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Prague to Mönchengladbach?

2 train services operate from Prague to Mönchengladbach. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 64 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn6411h 42m$166.89
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company5612h 36m$170.82
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    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

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Prague to Mönchengladbach start from $130, and on average cost . Daily there are 56 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Mönchengladbach. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Mönchengladbach trains arrive at Mönchengladbach-Rheindahlen and 7 other train stations.

    From Prague to Mönchengladbach train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 12 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Mönchengladbach faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 33 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Prague to Mönchengladbach during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Prague to Mönchengladbach?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Prague to Mönchengladbach. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Prague to Mönchengladbach?

The distance between Prague and Mönchengladbach is approximately 358 miles, or 577 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 33 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Prague to Mönchengladbach are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

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.

Is there a direct train from Prague to Mönchengladbach?

There are 110 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 Mönchengladbach to Prague.

City Information


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.


Monchengladbach - DEMNH-0

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Monchengladbach - DEMNH-1

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Situated halfway between Düsseldorf and the Dutch border in the west of Germany, Mönchengladbach is best known for its football team and the famous Borussia-Park stadium where the team plays. However, Mönchengladbach also has a diverse cultural heritage, a rich art scene, and many green spaces for entertaining any non-Bundesliga fans who visit.

Experience Mönchengladbach's artistic culture at the Abteiberg Museum. Filled with contemporary and modern art, the Abteiberg has become an icon due to its vast collection of enviable art, including works by Franz Marc, Man Ray, and Marcel Duchamp. A gorgeous sculpture garden also makes the museum worth a stop.

If you prefer something a bit more historical, head to the Schloss Rheydt. This stunning moated palace, rebuilt during the Renaissance with the arches and facades on view today, dates to the year 1060. Various tours take place daily, displaying weapons, works of art, and exhibitions. Keep your eyes peeled for the fabulous peacocks wandering the grounds!

Mönchengladbach's rail connections offer travel to Duisburg, Düsseldorf, and Cologne. From these bigger cities, you can transfer to long-distance trains that traverse most of Europe. Intercity buses also serve Mönchengladbach, with regional routes offered by FlixBus and Sindbad.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prague?

Praha hl.n.  - CZPRGDEDBN-0

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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 Mönchengladbach?

Main arrival station: Herrath

There are more train stations and stops in Mönchengladbach than most cities. Most trains from Prague will stop at one (or more) of the 8 following stations in Mönchengladbach:

Train stations in Mönchengladbach:

  • Herrath

  • Wickrath

  • Mönchengladbach-Lürrip

  • Rheydt Train Station

  • Train Station

  • Rheydt-Odenkirchen

  • Mönchengladbach-Genhausen

  • Mönchengladbach-Rheindahlen

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