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There are 38 intercity buses per day from Prague to Frankfurt am Main. Traveling by bus from Prague to Frankfurt am Main usually takes around 8 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||255 mi (411 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 50m|
|Trips per day||16|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
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What bus companies travel from Prague to Frankfurt am Main?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Prague to Frankfurt am Main that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 38 scheduled trips per day.
Book Arda Tur from Prague to Frankfurt am Main from €97. Typically there is one Arda Tur schedule per day from Prague to Frankfurt am Main and you can expect on average to pay for a Arda Tur ticket to Frankfurt am Main. In Prague, Arda Tur departs to Frankfurt am Main from Prague Florenc Bus Station . In Frankfurt am Main, Arda Tur arrives at Central Bus Station .
An average trip on Arda Tur from Prague to Frankfurt am Main takes 8 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Arda Tur trip will get you to Frankfurt am Main in 6 hours and 50 minutes .
On weekends, Arda Tur offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt am Main.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 38 trips from Prague to Frankfurt am Main, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 43 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Is it safe to travel by bus from Prague to Frankfurt am Main during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus 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, bus 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
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 bus ride from Prague to Frankfurt am Main?
The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 411 kilometers from Prague to Frankfurt am Main. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Prague to Frankfurt am Main at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Prague?
The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Prague to Frankfurt am Main, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus departures serve Frankfurt am Main each day?
There are 38 scheduled buses that travel from Prague to Frankfurt am Main every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Prague to Frankfurt am Main; ticket prices start at €27.66.
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.
Frankfurt am Main
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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.
Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the center of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.
Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood near the city's train station.
The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on bus carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.
Where does the bus leave from in Prague?
Main departure station: Prague Florenc Bus Station
Prague Florenc Central Bus Station is the city's largest and busiest bus station. The station complex is fully equipped with all the modern amenities you could ask for, including information services, luggage storage, public toilets, restaurants, and shops. Bus lines including FlixBus and RegioJet stop at the station, and Prague's central train station is less than 2km away for connections to rail travel. Right outside the bus station, you'll find the Florenc Metro stop, a hotel, several restaurants, and excellent shopping.
All bus stations in Prague:
Prague Florenc Bus Station
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Main Railway Station
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Where does the bus arrive in Frankfurt am Main?
Main arrival station: Central Bus Station
Buses arrive in Frankfurt am Main at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Frankfurt am Main:
Central Bus Station
Frankfurt Main Airport P36
Frankfurt Süd Station
Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
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