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Munich - Prague Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

75 trains operate daily from Munich to Prague. The train trip from Munich to Prague is usually about 7 hours and 22 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest alex train can get you there in as little as 5 hours and 33 minutes.

Distance186 mi (300 km)
Fastest train5h 33m
Lowest price$30.44
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Munich to Prague?

There are 4 train lines with service from Munich to Prague. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 40 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn337h 31m$119.74
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company407h 19m$112.01
Non-federally owned railway company25h 55m$124.92
alex15h 34m$65.52
  • 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 Munich to Prague start from $30, and on average cost . Daily there are 40 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Prague. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München-Englschalking and 31 other stations. And in Prague trains arrive at Praha hl.n. .

    From Munich to Prague train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Prague faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 33 minutes.

  • Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Prague start from $125, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Prague. Non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München Siemenswerke and one other station. And in Prague trains arrive at Praha hl.n. .

    From Munich to Prague train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Prague faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 33 minutes.

  • alex is a train company in Germany, with the most popular routes being to cities like Munich and Prague. These services also extend to Landshut, Regensburg, Schwandorf, and Prague. alex trains are equipped with standard and first-class seating, air conditioning, power outlets, bicycle storage areas, and onboard refreshments. Most of their trains are accessible to passengers with mobility issues as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Munich to Prague. 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.

The distance between Munich and Prague is approximately 186 miles, or 300 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 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.

Trains from Munich to Prague are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Munich at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 75 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Prague. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

City Information

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.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Munich?

Main departure station: München-Englschalking

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Munich where you can board the train.

All train stations in Munich:

  • München-Englschalking

  • München-Daglfing

  • München Siemenswerke

  • München Hirschgarten

  • München-Fasangarten

  • München-Laim

  • München-Perlach

  • München-Untermenzing

  • München-Allach

  • München-Karlsfeld

  • München-Pasing

  • München Train Station

  • München-Johanneskirchen

  • München-Aubing

  • München-Obermenzing

Where is the train station in Prague?

Praha hl.n.  - CZPRGDEDBN-0

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Main arrival 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.

Train stations in Prague:

  • Praha hl.n.

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