About traveling from Prague to Passau

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 Prague to Passau

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

Prague to Passau by train

To travel from Prague to Passau by train, you need to get to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and purchase a ticket to Passau Hbf, or you can buy your tickets in advance online. The earliest train is at 12:30 AM, and the last train is at 11:39 PM, with approximately 2 trains departing every hour (note that there are no trains from 12:30 AM – 6 AM, and from 4 PM to 11 PM). The train from Prague to Passau is operated by Deutsche Bahn, with train tickets from Prague to Passau costing €25-74 on average for the 6 hour trip. It’s important to note that there are no direct trains from Prague to Passau, and each trip will transfer at least once. The distance from Prague to Passau is about 180 kilometers.

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

Prague to Passau by train 
Time intervals2 per hour
First/Last Departure 12:30 AM / 11:39 PM
Avg. Price 2 persons€50-148
Duration~6 hr
Operating CompaniesDeutsche Bahn

Prague to Passau by bus

To travel from Prague to Passau by bus, you will go to any of: Praha, UAN Florenc, Hlavni Nadrazi, or Na Knizeci and purchase a ticket to Passau Hbf. While you can buy your ticket at the station, it’s best to purchase them in advance. The earliest bus is at 12:10 AM, and the last bus is at 11:55 PM, with 2 busses leaving every 3 hours. The bus from Prague to Passau is run by Flixbus and Deutsche Bahn, with bus tickets from Prague to Passau costing between €15-€50 for the 8 hour trip. The distance from Prague to Passau 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 4.5 hours. 

Prague to Passau by bus 
Time intervals2 every 3 hours
First/Last Departure 12:10 AM / 11:55 PM
Avg. Price 2 persons€30-€100
Duration~8 hr
Operating CompaniesFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Prague to Passau by Private Car Transfer

For speed and convenience, a private car transfer with Daytrip is the best way to travel from Prague to Passau. 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 Passau, and can even add sightseeing stops on the way!

Book a Private Car Transfer from Prague to Passau

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

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