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There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Bern by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Prague to Basel, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Basel (BSL) PRG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$95 - $322

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Night train, train  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$40 - $75

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Fly Prague to Zurich, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH) PRG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$107 - $312

Fly Prague to Geneva, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$107 - $332

Bus to Dresden, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Basel (BSL) DRS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$94 - $347

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$116 - $337

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Bern 000259 / ...

$40 - $110

Train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$172 - $315

Night bus, train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$64 - $104

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Bern 503.9 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bern is to bus which costs 950 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bern is to fly and train which costs 2 400 Kč - 7 000 Kč and takes 5 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague and arriving at Bern. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bern. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Bern via Nürnberg Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 min.

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The distance between Prague and Bern is 621 km. The road distance is 806.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bern without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs 950 Kč - 2 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Prague to Bern, including transfers.

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Prague to Bern bus services, operated by Nobless Line, depart from Prague station.

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Prague to Bern train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bern is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs 950 Kč - 2 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3 800 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 10 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bern.
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  • Distance: 387.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bern, Switzerland?

Nobless Line operates a bus from Prague to Bern once daily. Tickets cost $85 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Bern via Nürnberg ZOB, Nürnberg Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Basel SBB in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Dresden to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dresden to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Dresden to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
14 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Prague to Bern
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Bern
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bern
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Prague to Bern bus services, operated by Nobless Line, arrive at Bern station.

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Prague to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Bern is 806 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Prague to Bern.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Basel Airport.

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