A train on an Ex service has arrived at Praha hl.n station

Praha / Prague / Prag to Frantiskovy Lazne by train



From Praha hl.n. to Františkovy Lázně

Journey Summary

Travel Time
2hr 48min
Travel Information

This daily direct train to Františkovy Lázně is usually scheduled to depart from Praha hl.n. station at 10:45.

But if the timings of this direct train don't suit, the alternative connections, which involve taking a train from Praha/Prague to Cheb and connecting there for a local train on to Františkovy Lázně, are comparatively straightforward.

1 x direct train per day


Book early and save: Yes

Online bookings open: around two months ahead

This is a route on which the national rail operator CD, České dráhy, offers limited numbers of  ‘Special Offer’ tickets, also known as ‘Akcni jizdenka’ tickets.

Though you'll generally save only the equivalent of around €5 by booking these tickets - not because they don't offer a good deal, but because train tickets are comparatively inexpensive in Czechia/The Czech Republic.

Our general guide to Czech train tickets is available here - and we have also published a guide to booking tickets on the CD website.

Seat Reservations:

Reservations are available on these trains and if you add a reservation while making an online booking, they're complimentary - so it's definitely worth taking that step.

If you use the seating plan, you can select forward facing seats, window seats, or table seats etc.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
CD *

CD Guide

CD is the national rail operator in Czechia and its very smart online booking service sells tickets for all express train services which it operates within Czechia, as well international journeys by EC, Railjet, SuperCity and overnight trains.
Some express trains, both within and to/from Czechia are operated by LeoExpress and Regiojet and these cannot be booked with CD.

CD also sells international tickets involving changes of train outside of Czechia for end-to-end journeys:

  • to Belgium
  • destinations in Germany not served by direct trains
  • to Paris
  • to Arhus, Copenhagen and Odense in Denmark
  • to destinations in Italy served by the overnight trains from Austria
  • to Luxembourg
  • to destinations in the The Netherlands, including Amsterdam, which are on the route of the direct trains from Berlin
  • to destinations in Romania, including Bucuresti served by the direct day and night trains from Budapest.

In addition to tickets, seat reservations, reservations for bicycles, plus reservations for couchettes and sleeping cabins, can also be booked online with CD, with no booking fees.

On this journey

Good to Know

This train also calls at Praha-Smichov station after it has departed from Praha hl.n. station.

The quickest end-to-end journey from Prague city centre is take a Line B Metro to its Smíchovské nádraží station where transfers are available to Praha-Smichov.

Praha-Smichov station is a functional rather than a beautiful station, but the transfer from the metro there isn't any more awkward than at Praha hl.n.

Though if you do opt to join the train at Praha-Smichov we recommend opting to add a complimentary reservation when booking tickets on the CD website.
The train will inevitably be busier when it arrives at Praha-Smichov, having already picked up passengers at Praha hl.n.

Our general guide to travelling by train in Czechia/The Czech Republic is available HERE.

Take the stress out of your journey Everything planned to your specification, so sit back and relax… Try Concierge

Please support ShowMeTheJourney

Help keep us advertising and paywall free!


This second version of ShowMeTheJourney is exciting and new, so we are genuinely thrilled that you are here and reading this, but we also need your help.

We’re striving not to let anything get in the way of providing the most useful service possible, hence a facility has been set up with DonorBox which can be used to support the running costs and make improvements.

Instead of advertising or paywalls, your financial support will make a positive difference to delivering an enhanced service, as there’s a lot of ideas which we want to make happen.

So if you have found the info provided here to be useful, please consider saying thank you.

See if there’s a unique journey guide for your trip, featuring info on the trains, tickets & stations.
Leaving From
Going To

This is one of more than 100 train travel guides available on ShowMeTheJourney, which will make it easier to take the train journeys you want or need to make. As always, all images were captured on trips taken by ShowMeTheJourney.