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Travel from Munich to Prague by train in 5 hours 37 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Munich to Prague by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Munich to Prague by train is 7 hours 15 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 5 hours 37 minutes. Around 21 trains per day travel the 187 miles (302 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Prague. You're likely to be travelling with DB, ÖBB or Regiojet to Prague. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Munich to Prague in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €22.90. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Munich to Prague by train

It takes an average of 7h 15m to travel from Munich to Prague by train, over a distance of around 187 miles (302 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Munich to Prague and tickets for this journey start from €22.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 37m
PriceFrom €22.90
Distance187 miles (302 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
First train04:44
Last train21:02
Departure stationMunich
Arrival stationPrague
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, ÖBB

Munich to Prague train times

Check out the next trains departing from Munich to Prague for Tuesday 12th July 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:23 14:21 5h 58m, 2 changes
08:24 15:12 6h 48m, 4 changes
09:43 15:21 5h 38m, direct
10:19 16:21 6h 2m, 2 changes
10:24 17:12 6h 48m, 4 changes
11:43 17:21 5h 38m, direct
12:19 18:21 6h 2m, 2 changes
12:24 19:12 6h 48m, 3 changes
13:43 19:21 5h 38m, direct
14:18 20:21 6h 3m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains from Munich to Prague

You can travel from Munich to Prague on Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Prague

The price of train tickets from Munich to Prague starts at €22.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Munich to Prague by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Munich to Prague? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Munich to Prague take?

The average journey time by train between Munich and Prague is 7 hours and 15 minutes, with around 21 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Munich and Prague by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Munich to Prague is 5 hours and 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Munich to Prague cost?

Train ticket prices from Munich to Prague can start from as little as €22.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Munich to Prague?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Munich to Prague without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Munich to Prague each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Munich to Prague leave?

The first train from Munich to Prague leaves at 04:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Munich to Prague leave?

The last train from Munich to Prague leaves at 21:02. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Munich and Prague by train?

Trains travelling from Munich to Prague cover a distance of around 187 miles (302 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Prague to Munich. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Munich to Prague.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Munich to Prague for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/12/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/01/2022 for travel on 05/01/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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