There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Czech Republic by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Basel to Prague  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Prague (PRG) BSL - PRG

$60 - $257

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg, Busbahnhof to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

$29 - $42

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Train to Zurich, fly to Prague  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Prague (PRG) ZRH - PRG

$104 - $313

Fly Basel to Vienna, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Vienna (VIE) BSL - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n.

$111 - $344

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  9 h 59 min

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

$164 - $250

Bus via Nuremberg  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nuremberg 221
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Praha hl. n. 43490

$45 - $67

Train EuroNight  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n. En

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Prague 446.6 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Czech Republic is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Czech Republic is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Czech Republic. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Prague, Wilsonova via Freiburg, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Czech Republic. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Nürnberg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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The distance between Basel and Czech Republic is 632 km. The road distance is 714.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Czech Republic without a car is to train which takes 9 h 59 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Basel to Czech Republic, including transfers.

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Basel to Czech Republic bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Czech Republic train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Czech Republic is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 250 and takes 9 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Czech Republic.
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  • Distance: 394.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Czech Republic?

easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Basel to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Prague via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Nürnberg ZOB in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Freiburg, Busbahnhof to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Nuremberg to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Basel to Czech Republic bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, Wilsonova station.

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Basel to Czech Republic train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Czech Republic is 715 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Basel to Czech Republic.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Czech Republic. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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