Berlin to Prague
Private transfers from Berlin to Prague are ideal way to travel from the German to the Czech capital. Solo travelers may find it too expensive to hire a private driver with own car and thus can choose a train or bus instead.
Train from Berlin to Prague
Comfortable air conditioned trains Euro city operate the route Berlin to Prague every two hours daily. The train offer a restaurant and free WiFi connection. The journey time takes about 4 hours and 15 minutes. Along the way by train from Berlin to Prague you can see a beautiful scenery along both Elbe (Labe in Czech) and Moldau (Vltava in Czech) rivers. Unlike Flixbus that goes via the highway, train cuts through the countryside and it is an experience of its own. Of course here at the European Transfers we are not big fans of trains, but we admit, that traveling by train can be charming at times.
To travel by train, remember, you need to get to the train station and from the train station, which should be calculated in your travel costs. Whether you take a taxi, UBER or public transportation, do not forget to count the expenses. Our transfers are reasonable alternative to trains. Especially for groups of 5 – 8 passengers and guests that prefer door to door service without hassle.
Pro tip: If you travel from Berlin to Prague, make sure to sit on the left side of the train to see the most of the scenery passed.
How much is a train ticket from Berlin to Prague?
- cheap tickets that are purchased in advance through the Ceske Drahy or Deutsche Bahn cost from 19.90 € in 2nd Class or from 39.90 € in 1st class.
- flexible fares costs from 68 € in second class and from 110 € in the first class. The flexible tickets can not be sold out and once you purchase the ticket for the day, you can use any train that day.
- children younger 6 years old travel for free. Children younger 15 years are free, when accompanied by adults and having www.bahn.de tickets. There is 50% discount with Ceske Drahy (Czech Rail)
How to buy train tickets from Berlin to Prague?
Read post about traveling to Prague by train. Booking typically opens 92 days ahead the travel day. If you are looking for the cheapest tickets, avoid peak times and seasonal busy trains.
Like scenic transfers with a chauffeured car, you can book a stopover in Dresden. Train ticket is then prolonged by 48 hours, so you can enjoy Dresden. Luggage can be left at the Dresden station in lockers, should you not stay overnight. If you are looking for accommodation in Dresden, check the booking.com.
Pro tip: the train on the route is the same, no matter whether you buy ticket from the Czech or German rail. Tickets costs are sometimes cheaper on the Czech Rail website www.CD.cz.
Most of the information about the trains from Berlin to Prague was acquired at seat61.com.
See also: Prague to Berlin