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- No need to change trains (from Munich and Regensburg)
- 7 times a day
- Children travel free
- Ticket available on the train at no extra charge
The Federal Police in Furth im Wald are currently carrying out border controls on trains entering Germany. Please have your identity documents ready. Depending on the duration of the checks, there may be delays in departure and the rest of the journey due to a longer standstill time in Furth im Wald. In the event of longer delays, the train journey may also end in Schwandorf. You will then receive information about the rest of the journey via the announcements on the train.
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Prag Spezial one way and Prag Spezial return are discounted fixed-price tickets for one-way travel (“one way”) or return travel (“return”) between certain stations in Bavaria and Prague (Czech Republic).
The single ticket is valid on the printed day of validity from 00:00 a.m. until 03:00 a.m. of the following day. In the case of return tickets, the return journey must be made no later than 15 days after the 1st day of validity printed on the ticket. In any event, the validity of the ticket / travel authorisation ends at 03:00 a.m. on the 16th day following the 1st day of validity printed on it.
Interruptions of the journey are not permitted.
No. The low-price fixed fare offer Prag Spezial is only valid for travel in 2nd class. A transfer to 1st class is not possible.
No. BahnCard discounts are not granted.
No. Interruptions of the journey are not permitted.
No. Group rates are not available for the Prag Spezial ticket offer.
No. Additional child discounts are not available. Children up to the age of 14 travel free of charge (up to three children) when accompanied by an adult.
Yes. Prag Spezial tickets can be refunded / exchanged prior to the first day of validity.
The Prag Spezial ticket is only valid if you start your journey in Germany. If you would like to start the trip in Prague, please contact our partner České dráhy (ČD) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that in the Czech Republic bicycles require a reservation.
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A short and rewarding getaway
Whether it’s the sights, the activities or the food, there really is something for every taste, every age and every budget in Prague. Thanks to its proximity to Bavaria, travelling to the Czech capital on our trains is a breeze. Several times a day, our convenient direct connection takes you right into the heart of the city and gives you the flexibility to return at any time within 15 days.
Spend a few extraordinary days in the Golden City, wandering the picturesque streets and discovering everything that makes Prague unique for locals and tourists alike. Visit restaurants serving typical local dishes and treat yourself to a freshly tapped beer from one of the many Czech breweries.
Praha, Golden City, City of a Thousand Spires – the Czech capital has many names. But more importantly: The city looks like something out of a picture book and is always worth a visit. Having survived the Second World War almost intact, many of Prague’s buildings are authentic witnesses to a bygone era, accompanying visitors along their way. But you’d be sorely mistaken if you thought Prague was old-fashioned and dusty. The city is more vibrant than ever, with a new attraction around every corner.
Prague has been in a state of flux for years and is a magnet for new young artists, designers, performers and visionaries. They play their part in adding a modern, contemporary flair to the neighbourhoods and promenades, creating a unique overall image.
Prague is worth visiting at any time of the year. Due to its proximity to Germany, the climate differs only slightly and the weather is mainly good from May to September. With temperatures easily reaching 30 degrees Celsius at the height of summer, the best time for excursions and activities is late spring and autumn.
Prague also has its charms in winter. Due to the influence of the Russian cold, it can get very cold at times. However, this does not detract from the atmosphere of the city. On the contrary: You will have this romantic town pretty much to yourself, and you can wander through it at your own pace.
Prague is a great place to enjoy a fine meal. Bohemian cuisine is hearty, meat-heavy and includes many traditional dishes such as Bohemian dumplings, goulash, roasts and more. The best drink to go with it? A cold beer from one of the local breweries, of course. In Prague alone, there are more than 30 of them.
Those with a sweet tooth will also be in their element. Be sure to try “trdelnik”, a pastry that originated in Slovakia but is so popular in the Czech Republic that it can be found on almost every corner in Prague. The Bohemian Baumstriezel is wrapped around a stick and grilled over an open fire. It is available with a variety of toppings such as sugar, nuts and cinnamon to round off the taste experience.
The Charles Bridge is a must see when visiting Prague. It is one of the oldest stone bridges in Europe and serves as the link between the Old Town and the Lesser Town. What adds to its charm are the numerous statues of saints that line the bridge. Saint John of Nepomuk is the most famous of the 30 statues. According to legend, he was pushed into the Vltava River from the place where his statue now stands. Because it is said to be good luck to touch the dog relief at the foot of his monument, this sacred figure is always a popular destination for visitors. In addition to the large number of tourists, the bridge is also animated by street musicians and souvenir sellers. There are plenty of photo opportunities here, that is for sure.
PRAGUE CASTLE AND THE HRADČANY CASTLE DISTRICT
This climb is worth it! The Prague Castle is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest castle complex in the world and is therefore a very popular tourist destination. We recommend an early morning visit so that you can explore the various attractions of the Hradčany Castle District with as little stress as possible. In addition to Prague Castle, which offers breathtaking views over the rooftops of the city, the imposing St Vitus Cathedral, the Golden Lane, the Royal Garden and the Loreto pilgrimage site are all within easy reach.
The gateway to the Old Town is none other than Prague’s Powder Tower. Towering over the city centre at a proud height of 65 metres, it was one of the 13 fortified towers that surrounded the old city since 1475. It owes its name to the fact that it was used for the storage of black powder until the end of the 17th century.
The official currency of the Czech Republic is the Czech Koruna (internationally abbreviated as CZK). Depending on the exchange rate, one Czech koruna is worth about € 0.04. With a bit of luck, you can pay with euros in some shops and restaurants, but it is safer to exchange your cash for korunas at local banks or exchange offices. Of course, you can also withdraw money with your debit or credit card from a traditional ATM.