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.
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.
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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.
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