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Trip Summary

There are 69 daily trains from Munich to Prague. Traveling by train from Munich to Prague usually takes around 8 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 5 hours and 31 minutes.

Distance186 mi (300 km)
Fastest train5h 31m
Lowest price$20.84
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines5

What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Prague?

In the last month, $34.98 was the average price of a train ticket from Munich to Prague. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 6 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $62.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Munich to Prague by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for December. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $73 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Munich to Prague in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $82 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 6 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Prague from Munich will be about $62.50 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Munich to Prague?

There are 5 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 41 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express27h 25m$76.83
Deutsche Bahn309h 29m$77.52
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company418h 11m$69.42
Non-federally owned railway company26h 0m$77.29
alex15h 38m$42.06
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Munich to Prague start from $76, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Prague. DB Intercity-Express in Munich leaves from München-Aubing and 2 other stations. And in Prague trains arrive at Praha hl.n. .

    From Munich to Prague train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 7 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Prague faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Prague.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    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

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Prague start from $21, and on average cost . Daily there are 41 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Prague. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 41 other stations. And in Prague trains arrive at Praha hl.n. and 2 other train stations.

    From Munich to Prague train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 11 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 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 80 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Prague.

  • Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Prague start from $76, 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 Solln Station and 3 other stations. And in Prague trains arrive at Praha hl.n. .

    From Munich to Prague train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 0 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 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Non-federally owned railway company offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Prague.

  • alex

    alex

    alex train tickets from Munich to Prague start from $41, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 alex schedules to Prague. alex in Munich leaves from München Train Station . And in Prague trains arrive at Praha hl.n. .

    From Munich to Prague train travel on alex takes 5 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Prague faster, alex offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, alex offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Prague.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 train 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Munich to Prague?

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.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Prague?

The distance between Munich and Prague is approximately 186 miles, or 300 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 31 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 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 Monday 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 Munich at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Munich to Prague?

There are 69 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?

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Main departure station: München Train Station

Munich's central station, München Train Station, welcomes more than 450,000 passengers every day. The station was first built in 1839 and has been rebuilt and renovated numerous times. As a result, the current station spans numerous buildings and wings, each with its own architectural style. You can find all the necessary amenities such as public restrooms and waiting lounges in the station, and there are even shops for last-minute souvenir shopping! Many Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain routes stop in Munich, heading to cities including Dresden, Berlin, and Cologne. The station is conveniently located just west of Munich's Old Town, with easy connections to the subway (U-Bahn) via the Hauptbanhof station in the same building.

All train stations in Munich:

  • München Train Station

  • München-Neuaubing

  • München-Allach

  • München-Untermenzing

  • München-Langwied

  • München Leienfelsstr.

  • München-Westkreuz

  • München-Karlsfeld

  • München-Lochhausen

  • München-Freiham

  • München-Aubing

  • München-Feldmoching

  • München-Pasing

  • München-Moosach

  • München-fasanerie

Where is the train station in Prague?

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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.

All train stations in Prague:

  • Praha hl.n.

  • Praha Masarykovo n.

  • Praha-Holesovice

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