How to get from Berlin to Prague by train

Map with train route Berlin Prague Berlin and Prague are two of Europe's most fascinating cities. They may seem a million miles apart, but traveling between them is both quick and easy. A direct train will take you from Germany's hip capital to the quaint old city of Prague. Find out everything you need to know to make this journey yourself.

Train options for Berlin to Prague
Traveling by EuroCity train
Traveling by night train
Eurail passes

Video train route Berlin - Prague

 

Train options for Berlin to Prague

 

Train

Travel time

Seat reservations

From/to stations

EuroCity train

4hr 40min

Optional

Berlin Hauptbahnhof -
Prague (Praha) Hlavni Nadrazi

 

Night train

5hr

Mandatory

Berlin Hauptbahnhof -
Prague (Praha) Hlavni Nadrazi

Traveling by EuroCity train

 
EuroCity train

EuroCity train

The fastest way to travel from Berlin to Prague is by taking the EuroCity train. This modern and luxurious train will get you to your destination in under 5 hours. It departs 8 times per day. For actual travel times, check out our timetable.
 

When traveling on the EuroCity train, you will see some truly amazing scenery. Read more about the sights and stops along the way in our Berlin-Prague blog entry
 

If you're traveling with a Eurail pass you can simply hop on board this train. Seat reservations are optional. We recommend making a reservation during busy periods, and if you're traveling in a group and want to sit together.
Read more about making seat reservations.

Traveling by night train

 
Inside a EuroNight night train

Inside a EuroNight night train

If you want to fall asleep in Berlin and wake up in Prague, you can travel between the two cities with the Euronight Metropol night train. This fast and comfortable night train takes about 5 hours. For actual times, check out our timetable

 

If you're traveling with a Eurail pass, you don't need to buy a ticket and only pay a small reservation fee. We recommend you book your accommodation as far in advance as possible.

Eurail Passes

 
Eurail pass

Eurail pass

The Eurail pass is a train pass that lets you travel on nearly every train in Europe. It comes in all shapes and sizes, so you can pick the one that best fits your vacation plans.
See all Eurail passes.

 

If you're only looking to travel in Germany and the Czech Republic, then check out our Eurail Czech Republic-Germany pass. Otherwise you can choose another pass and make this journey part of a larger, exciting European adventure!

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