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There are 47 intercity buses per day from Berlin to Prague. Traveling by bus from Berlin to Prague usually takes around 4 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||175 mi (281 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 5m|
|Trips per day||43|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Prague?
Typically $23.64 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Prague. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Berlin to Prague. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Berlin to Prague is expected to range from $18 to $37. If you are looking to travel to Prague within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $20. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $18 and can be found on May 31, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $24 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Berlin to Prague in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $32 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $15.84 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Berlin to Prague?
There are 5 bus lines from Berlin to Prague available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 45 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Arda Tur||1||4h 30m||$39.66|
|Comati PSG||1||5h 0m||$42.71|
|Racic Eurobus||1||6h 15m||$23.51|
|Union Ivkoni||1||5h 45m||$28.31|
Book Arda Tur from Berlin to Prague from $21. Typically there is one Arda Tur schedule per day from Berlin to Prague and you can expect on average to pay for a Arda Tur ticket to Prague. In Berlin, Arda Tur departs to Prague from Central Bus Station . In Prague, Arda Tur arrives at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station .
An average trip on Arda Tur from Berlin to Prague takes 4 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available Arda Tur trip will get you to Prague in 4 hours and 5 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 Prague.
Book Comati PSG from Berlin to Prague from $42. Typically there is one Comati PSG schedule per day from Berlin to Prague and you can expect on average to pay for a Comati PSG ticket to Prague. In Berlin, Comati PSG departs to Prague from Central Bus Station . In Prague, Comati PSG arrives at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station .
An average trip on Comati PSG from Berlin to Prague takes 5 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Comati PSG trip will get you to Prague in 4 hours and 5 minutes .
On weekends, Comati PSG offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Prague.
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 45 trips from Berlin to Prague, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 47 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Book Racic Eurobus from Berlin to Prague from $23. Typically there is one Racic Eurobus schedule per day from Berlin to Prague and you can expect on average to pay for a Racic Eurobus ticket to Prague. In Berlin, Racic Eurobus departs to Prague from Central Bus Station . In Prague, Racic Eurobus arrives at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station .
An average trip on Racic Eurobus from Berlin to Prague takes 6 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available Racic Eurobus trip will get you to Prague in 4 hours and 5 minutes .
On weekends, Racic Eurobus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Prague.
Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Berlin to Prague, and the trip usually takes 5 hours and 45 minutes to complete.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a bus from Berlin to Prague compare to taking the train or flying?
A bus from Berlin to Prague is the cheapest option, and takes just a little longer than a train. The bus averages $24.47 per ticket, and takes between 4 and 5 hours. Train tickets from Berlin to Prague cost between $52 and $102 for a second-class ticket, and the trip takes around 4.5 hours. Flights between the two cities cost at least $145, and with few direct flights, you may be forced to connect through Vienna or elsewhere.
Is it safe to travel by bus from Berlin to Prague 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.
In addition, federal law requires all bus 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 bus.
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 Berlin to Prague?
The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 175 miles from Berlin to Prague. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?
Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Prague. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Berlin?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Berlin to Prague, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Prague are there per day?
There are 47 scheduled buses that travel from Berlin to Prague every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 43 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 Berlin to Prague; ticket prices start at $19.85.
Berlin is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe for all travelers. One of the most unique landmarks in Berlin is its famous Brandenburg Gate, which was built for King Frederick Wilhelm II. The Gate now represents German unity, and it is perhaps the most photogenic landmark in the capital city. Modern art enthusiasts should visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art which is Germany’s first street art museum. Opened in 2017, the museum displays works from various graffiti artists from around the world and it’s located in Schöneberg, one of the city’s edgier areas. If you’re simply looking to enjoy a stroll, the Tiergarten, which spans 519 acres from central Berlin, will offer the relaxing vibes you need.
Berlin has an expansive and vibrant food scene with a good variety. Those looking for traditional German dishes should head over to Zur letzten Instanz, which is the oldest restaurant in Berlin. For a special twist, don’t hesitate to visit the Turkish Market, which offers amazing Turkish delicacies.
The main hub for intercity bus services is the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin. For rail services, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main train station. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, located just outside of the city’s south-eastern border, is the main air travel hub of the city.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Berlin?
Main departure station: Central Bus Station
Berlin's Central Bus Station— or ZOB (Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin)—is located on the Masurenallee, close to the landmark Funkturm tower. Used exclusively for long-distance bus services, 35 different companies run through the station, including FlixBus. Destinations include Hamburg, Munich, and Leipzig, as well as international destinations such as Wroclaw and Poznan in Poland. There are restrooms, left-luggage lockers, and places to grab a bite to eat, which have improved substantially after recent renovation work. The nearest S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations are approximately 250m away.
All bus stations in Berlin:
Central Bus Station
Alt-Tegel Bus Stop
Berlin Central Station
Where does the bus arrive in Prague?
Main arrival station: Prague Florenc Central 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 Central Bus Station
Main Railway Station
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