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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Frankfurt to Prague?

Lowest Price$27.23
Fastest Train6h 1m
Trains Per Day58
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Prague right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Frankfurt 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.

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

In the last month, $48.46 was the average price of a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main, HE to Prague,, This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Frankfurt to Prague?

The distance between Frankfurt and Prague is approximately 255 miles, or 411 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 1 minute.

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 Frankfurt to Prague are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Frankfurt at 4:00am 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 Frankfurt to Prague?

There are 58 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 Prague to Frankfurt. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Frankfurt to Prague for $42.12.

Which train should you take from Frankfurt to Prague?

2 train services operate from Frankfurt am Main, Hesse to Prague,, Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 46 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn467h 58m$46.15
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company127h 51m$57.35

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Frankfurt where you can board the train:

  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Central Train Station
  • Central Train Station

Where is the train station in Prague?

Prague receives travelers from Frankfurt at its two active train stations:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Praha hl.n.

Price trends for trains from Frankfurt to Prague

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