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Buses from Frankfurt to Prague

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Frankfurt to Prague. Traveling by bus from Frankfurt to Prague usually takes around 9 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours,

Distance255 mi (411 km)
Shortest duration7h 0m
Cheapest price$26.56
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Frankfurt to Prague?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Frankfurt to Prague. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arda Tur18h 0m$29.15
FlixBus69h 26m$41.95

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Frankfurt am Main 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?

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 255 miles from Frankfurt to Prague. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Prague at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Frankfurt?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Frankfurt to Prague, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Frankfurt to Prague every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Frankfurt to Prague; ticket prices start at $22.16.

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 does the bus leave from in Frankfurt?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Frankfurt am Main.

Where does the bus arrive in Prague?

Arrival stations

Buses arrive in Prague at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Prague:

  • Prague Anděl Ostrovského 34/1

  • Main Railway Station

  • Tomíčkova

  • Zličín

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