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Travel from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) by train in 7 hours 1 minute

If you want to know more about the journey from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) by train is 8 hours 13 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 7 hours 1 minute. Around 31 trains per day travel the 256 miles (413 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Frankfurt (Main). You're likely to be travelling with DB, ÖBB or Regiojet to Frankfurt (Main). As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £16.75. 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.

Prague to Frankfurt (Main) by train

It takes an average of 8h 13m to travel from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) by train, over a distance of around 256 miles (413 km). There are normally 31 trains per day travelling from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) and tickets for this journey start from £16.75 when you book in advance.

First train

03:05

Last train

20:38

Departure station

Prague

Arrival station

Frankfurt (Main)

Journey time

From 7h 1m

Distance

256 miles (413 km)

Frequency

31 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £16.75

Train and bus operators

Regiojet, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus

Prague to Frankfurt (Main) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) for Tuesday 30th July 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:23 16:41 8h 18m, 1 change
09:38 16:40 7h 2m, 3 changes
09:38 17:36 7h 58m, 1 change
09:55 17:36 7h 41m, 3 changes
10:23 18:04 7h 41m, 2 changes
11:38 18:39 7h 1m, 3 changes
11:38 19:36 7h 58m, 1 change
11:55 19:36 7h 41m, 3 changes
12:23 20:04 7h 41m, 2 changes
12:23 20:53 8h 30m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and EC (Eurocity) trains from Prague to Frankfurt (Main)

You can travel from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and EC (Eurocity) 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.

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EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Eurocity (EC), Eurocity and RegioJet classes from Prague to Frankfurt (Main)

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurocity (EC), Eurocity and RegioJet when travelling from Prague to Frankfurt (Main).

Onboard services on Eurocity (EC), Eurocity and RegioJet

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Prague to Frankfurt (Main).

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

With EC, you can enjoy food and drink in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

In First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB trains offer a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on their EC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

When travelling with EC, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t require a ticket. Also, children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board most EC trains, you will find a family compartment or area suitable for families with babies and children up to the age of 3 years old.

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When travelling with EC, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle with you. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Usually, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

If you’re travelling on a EC train, you can take your pet with you. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an additional ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an extra ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

The Mobility Service can help you with board, disembark and change trains. In addition, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

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You can take your luggage free of charge onboard all ÖBB Eurocity trains, provided that it is stowed in the luggage racks above or below your seat or in the areas provided for hand luggage.

The pieces of luggage must not exceed the maximum dimensions of 90 x 60 x 40cm. These dimensions can only be exceeded if you’re travelling with skis and snowboards, ski and hiking poles, wind, string or plucked instruments, wheelchairs, or strollers.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

A restaurant carriage is available on most ÖBB Eurocity trains and offers a wide range of snacks and drinks. Vegan and vegetarian options are available too. If you upgrade to First Class, your meal of choice will be served straight to your seat.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Unfortunately, ÖBB Eurocity trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. Also, WiFi is not always available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

If you’re travelling with your child, you’ll get a discounted ticket. Children aged 0-5 travel for free on ÖBB Eurocity trains, while those aged 6-14 get a half-price ticket. Kids aged 15 or over need a full-price ticket.

Many ÖBB Eurocity trains offer special compartments for children in Economy Class – they come with 6 seats and can be booked for any route. Breastfeeding compartments are available too – they have curtains that block the view for more privacy. These seats can’t be booked.

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You can travel with your bike for free on all ÖBB Eurocity trains, provided that it can be folded and is not larger than 90 cm x 60 cm x 40 cm. You won’t need to book a space for your bike.

If you can’t fold your bike, you’ll need to buy a bike ticket to reserve your space. You can book your ticket up to 6 months in advance from ÖBB Ticketshop online. If possible, we recommend you print out your bike reservation and attach it to your bike where it is clearly visible for the ticket inspector.

PetPetPets

Small pets can travel for free on ÖBB Eurocity trains if they’re placed in a carrier or cage. If you can’t carry them in a carrier or cage, you’ll need to buy a ticket for them. They must also be kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.

Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost and don’t need to wear a muzzle.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

ÖBB Eurocity trains come with accessible toilets. Depending on the type of coach, several wheelchair bays including one seat for an accompanying person can be booked free of charge.

On many trains, the wheelchair bays are in First Class. However, passengers with wheelchairs and the person accompanying them can travel in First Class with their Second Class tickets and can also make use of the at-seat meal service on offer there.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

There are no weight limits when it comes to luggage on Regiojet trains - you can take what you like, so long as you can carry it by yourself.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Choose from a wide range of drinks, snacks and light bites on board - you'll find the full menu on the Regiojet app. A free bottle of water is available for all customers. For passengers travelling with Relax or Business Class tickets, you'll also be offered a free Italian coffee or mint tea (made with real mint leaves) when on board.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Free WiFi is available on board. You can access the entertainment portal using the Regiojet app, or through the built-in screens on more modern Regiojet trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Pushchairs should be folded up to be taken on board. If this isn't possible, you must store your pushchair at the front or back of the carriage.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

Bicycles cannot be transported on Regiojet trains.

PetPetPets

It's possible to bring small pets on board Regiojet trains in suitable carriers. Pets are not allowed in sleeper carriages or couchettes. Guide dogs of all sizes are permitted on board.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Dedicated wheelchair spaces are available on Regiojet trains.

Cheap train tickets from Prague to Frankfurt (Main)

The price of train tickets from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) starts at £16.75 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 Prague to Frankfurt (Main) 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 Prague to Frankfurt (Main)? 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 Prague to Frankfurt (Main) take?

The average journey time by train between Prague and Frankfurt (Main) is 8 hours and 13 minutes, with around 31 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 Prague and Frankfurt (Main) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) is 7 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) cost?

Train ticket prices from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) can start from as little as £16.75 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 Prague to Frankfurt (Main)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) leave?

The first train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) leaves at 03:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) leave?

The last train from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) leaves at 20:38. 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 Prague and Frankfurt (Main) by train?

Trains travelling from Prague to Frankfurt (Main) cover a distance of around 256 miles (413 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Prague. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Prague to Frankfurt (Main).

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