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How to Get From Berlin to Prague by Train

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.

Video train route Berlin - Prague

Train options for Berlin to Prague

Map with train route Berlin to Prague


EuroCity train  

Travel time

4hrs 08 minutes  

Seat reservations



Berlin Hbf -
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 just over 4 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.

Eurail Passes

Eurail Pass cover

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.