Day Trips from Prague

Thinking of Taking a Day Trip?

Czech Republic’s established rail and bus network allows easy travel between cities.   

Train tickets can be purchased online or at the train station.

Bus tickets can be purchased at the bus station or directly from the driver.

Kutna Hora

Kutna Hora is approximately an hour by train from Prague. 

Popular attractions: St. Barbara’s Church (medieval frescoes), Sediec Ossuary (human skeletons, Bohemian Museum of Silver, Church of the Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist, and Italian Court (coin minting msueum).

Dresden, Germany

Dresden is approximately 2.5 hours by train or bus from Prague.

Popular attractions: Dresden Castle, Dresden Frauenkirche (baroque church), Zwinger Palace (several museums), Royal Palace, Sanctissimae Trinitatis Cathedral, and Semper Opera House.

Pilsen

Pilsen is approximately 1.5 hours by train from Prague.

Popular Attractions: the Pilsen Urquel Brewery that has been producing beer since 1842, 19th century Great Synagogue, the Cathedral of St. Bartholomew, and Historic Medieval Underground Corridors.

Karlštejn Castle

Karlštejn Castle is approximately 40 minutes by train from Prague.

This huge gothic castle, built in 1348, is one of the most popular castles in the Czech Republic.  

Třeboň

Třeboň is approximately 2.5 hours by train from Prague.

Popular Attractions: the Golden Canel that circles the city, Rožmberská Street (picturesque street with baroque and Classique style buildings), the Monastery & Church of St. Jilji, the Regent Brewery which dates back to 1379 and said to be the oldest brewery in the world, and the Schwarzenberg Crypt.