There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Prague by plane, train, bus 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 Basel to Prague  •  4 h 3 min

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

$60 - $257

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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

$28 - $42

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Train to Zurich, fly to Prague  •  5 h 14 min

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

$110 - $311

Fly Basel to Dresden, bus  •  6 h 48 min

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

$58 - $282

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h

  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)

$158 - $243

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

$44 - $65

Train EuroNight  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  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

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Prague. 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 Prague. 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 10 h.

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The distance between Basel and Prague is 574 km. The road distance is 714.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Prague without a car is to train which takes 10 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Basel to Prague, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Prague 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 Prague is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 25 min.

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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 Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, Wilsonova station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Prague.
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  • Distance: 359.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Prague, 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 10 h.

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 8 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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
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
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
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 Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.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
$45 - $70
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Letiště to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
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Bus from Freiburg, Busbahnhof to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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Basel to Prague 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 Prague is 715 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Basel to Prague.

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

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There are 3603+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $51 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 .

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