Where is Prague?

Facts and Flight Times for Prague, Czech Republic

Where is Prague? Good question!

Prague is the capital of Czech Republic. And, Czech Republic is in Central Europe.

As you research, you will likely hear that Prague is in the "heart of Europe." This marketing term also has some practical truth to it.

Prague is actually quite central compared to other European capitals. So, it's not such a bad way to describe where we are.

We like to think of Prague as being in, Central Europe. Aside from its location, Prague and the Czech Republic has become more of a hub of culture and travel since the revolution of '89.

The older term of Eastern Europe seems a bit outdated. Actually, Prague is further west than Vienna. So, who's eastern now?!

This page has distances, flight times and maps to answer the question,"Where is Prague?"

Driving Distances and Flight Times to Prague

So, how long is that flight to Prague?

Or, how long will it take to drive to Prague from Budapest?

These distances, flight durations and other times will give you a better idea of what to expect when traveling to Prague.

Distances are based on driving and derived from Google Maps.

Please note, all travel times are just approximates which will depend on your route, time of day, traffic, etc.

Amsterdam 882 km (548 miles) 9 hours
1.5 hours
14 hours
14 hours
Berlin 354 km (219 miles) 4 hours
25 minutes
4.5 hours
5.5 hours
Budapest 529 km (328 miles) 5 hours
1.5 hours
9 hours
8 hours
Frankfurt 512 km (318 miles) 5 hours
1 hour
6 hours
6 hours
London 1266 km (787 miles) 13 hours
2 hours
16-19 hours
19 hours
Vienna 335 km (208 miles) 4 hours
25 minutes
4.5 hours
3.25 hours
Paris 1030 km (640 miles) 10 hours
2 hours
16 hours
14 hours
New York
6570 km (4082 miles) n/a
8 hours n/a

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Where is Prague in Czech Republic?

Prague is the capital and largest city of Czech Republic. It's located in Bohemia which is the western half of the country.

The Czech Republic is divided into 14 political regions and three geographical regions: Bohemia, Moravia and Czech Silesia.

Bordering Countries

Prague is a short distance to other countries. Germany is the Czech Republic's closest neighboring country. It's just to the west (and north) of Prague.

This map of the Czech Republic notes each neighboring country: Germany (DE), Poland (PL), Austria (AT) and Slovakia (SK).

Questions about Prague?

Do you have questions related to traveling to Prague, staying here or anything related to Prague tourism?

Please ask your question through our Guide To Prague - Q & A.

Or try these related articles for more help...

Map of Prague - free download

Map of Czech Republic - more details about our country's location

Weather in Prague - weather by season and ideas for what to bring

Traveling to Prague - useful ideas on getting here

Czech Tourism - official site

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