Duration 17h 11m
Distance 689.8 km
Average price SFr 220
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Czech Republic and Switzerland takes 17h 11m and the fastest train takes 13h 41m. The train service runs several times per day from Czech Republic to Switzerland. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Dresden Hbf
  3. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  4. Zürich
12h 41m
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SFr 187 - SFr 270

Czech Republic to Switzerland train times

Trains run four times a day between Prague and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 14:26 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Prague is at 17:32 which arrives into Zürich at 16:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 17h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Czech Republic to Switzerland? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Czech Republic to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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The distance between Czech Republic and Switzerland is 632 km. The road distance is 689.8 km.

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Czech Republic to Switzerland train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Czech Republic to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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What companies run services between Czech Republic and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Prague to Zürich via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Zürich HB in around 12h 41m.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 220

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

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05 17 17
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 220
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