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Duration 16h 28m
Distance 694.6 km
Average price SFr 150
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Prague and Switzerland takes 16h 28m and the fastest train takes 15h 12m. The train service runs several times per day from Prague 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. Muenchen Hbf
  3. Zürich
10h 36m
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SFr 65 - SFr 111

Prague to Switzerland train times

Trains run twice daily between Prague and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 07:43 in the morning, and the last departure from Prague is at 17:43 which arrives into Zürich at 11:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Prague 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 Prague to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Muenchen Hbf and Winterthur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 36m.

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The distance between Prague and Switzerland is 585 km. The road distance is 694.6 km.

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

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Prague to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Winterthur station.

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There are 296+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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You can take a train from Prague to Zürich via Muenchen Hbf and Winterthur in around 10h 36m.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 230

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.

Contact Details
05 17 17
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 230
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