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Trip Summary

There are 29 daily trains from Prague to Bottrop. Traveling by train from Prague to Bottrop usually takes around 12 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 10 hours and 7 minutes.

Distance342 mi (551 km)
Fastest train10h 7m
Lowest price£68.22
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Prague to Bottrop?

2 train services operate from Prague, to Bottrop, North Rhine-Westphalia. 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 Bahn2011h 39m£92.61
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company915h 3m£85.29

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Prague to Bottrop 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.

How long is the train journey from Prague to Bottrop?

The distance between Prague and Bottrop is approximately 342 miles, or 551 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 7 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 Bottrop 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 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Bottrop?

There are 29 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 Bottrop to Prague. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Prague to Bottrop for £42.64.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prague?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Prague where you can board the train to Bottrop.

Train stations in Prague:

  • Praha-Holesovice

Where is the train station in Bottrop?

Arrival stations

Bottrop receives travelers from Prague at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Bottrop:

  • Bottrop-Boy

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