About traveling from Passau to Prague

Both Passau and Prague are beautiful historical cities in the heart of Europe with rich histories dating back to the Middle Ages. By traveling between them, you can enjoy the beautiful architecture of Central Europe in the contrasting settings of city and quaint town.

Between Passau and Prague are some exceptional sights, including the views of the Treetop Walkaway, the always popular tourist destinations of Cesky Krumlov and Ceske Budejovice, the elegant Hluboka castle, the town of Pisek, and Konopiste Castle. However, the only way to experience these is to book a private car transfer with Daytrip.

How to get from Passau to Prague

If you’re travelling from Passau to Prague, you have several travel options. For travellers on a budget, the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Passau to Prague. The fastest way to travel from Passau to Prague is by train or car, though a car is of course the best way to travel from Passau to Prague since it’s so convenient. 

Passau to Prague by train

To travel from Passau to Prague by train, you need to get to Passau Hbf and purchase a ticket to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, or you can buy your tickets in advance online. The earliest train is at 4:10 AM, and the last train is at 5:34 PM, with approximately 2 trains departing every hour. The train from Passau to Prague is operated by Deutsche Bahn, with train tickets from Passau to Prague costing €35-74 on average for the 6 hour trip. It’s important to note that there are no direct trains from Passau to Prague, and each trip will transfer at least once. The distance from Passau to Prague is about 180 kilometers.

Trains have bathrooms on board, and usually offer a dining car.

Passau to Prague by train 
Time intervals2 per hour
First/Last Departure 4:10 AM / 5:34 PM
Avg. Price 2 persons€70-148
Duration~6 hr
Operating CompaniesDeutsche Bahn

Passau to Prague by bus

To travel from Passau to Prague by bus, you will go to Passau Hauptbahnhof and purchase a ticket to any of: Praha, UAN Florenc, Hlavni Nadrazi, or Na Knizeci . While you can buy your ticket at the station, it’s best to purchase them in advance. The earliest bus is at 2:40 AM, and the last bus is at 10:20 PM, with 2 busses leaving every 3 hours. The bus from Passau to Prague is run by Flixbus and Deutsche Bahn, with bus tickets from Passau to Prague costing between €19-€36 for the 9 hour trip. The distance from Passau to Prague is about 180 kilometers.

There are no direct routes between Prague and Passau, and all routes will transfer in Vienna, Regensburg, or Nuremberg. Deutsche Bahn offers the quickest route, at 5.5 hours. 

Passau to Prague by bus 
Time intervals2 every 3 hours
First/Last Departure 2:40 AM/10:20 PM
Avg. Price 2 persons€38-€72
Duration~9 hr
Operating CompaniesFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Passau to Prague by Private Car Transfer

For speed and convenience, a private car transfer with Daytrip is the best way to travel from Passau to Prague. You will be picked up at your accommodation, and the driver will take care of your luggage. You’ll then be able to enjoy door-to-door service to your accommodation in Prague, and can even add sightseeing stops on the way!

Book a Private Car Transfer from Passau to Prague

Going the other direction? Check our guide on How to get from Prague to Passau

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