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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Prague by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Prague (PRG) GVA - PRG

1 592 Kč - 3 989 Kč

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Bus  •  14h 5m

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

700 Kč - 1 500 Kč

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Prague (PRG) LYS - PRG

3 130 Kč - 6 481 Kč

Train  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Ec
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Re

Train, night train  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi En

6 071 Kč - 9 131 Kč

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Prague 961.9 km

2 700 Kč - 4 000 Kč

Switzerland → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Switzerland

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Singapore and Japan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Passenger Location Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Singapore and Japan
  • Passenger Location Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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No, entry into Czech Republic from Switzerland is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prague is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prague is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Prague is to bus which costs SFr 29 - SFr 60 and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Prague is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 170 and takes 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Prague. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Prague. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Zuerich Hb and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 25m.

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The distance between Geneva and Prague is 750 km. The road distance is 961.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 14h 5m and costs SFr 29 - SFr 60.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Geneva to Prague, including transfers.

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Geneva to Prague bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Prague train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 60 and takes 14h 5m, you could also train, which costs and takes 14h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Prague.
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  • Distance: 750.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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

Swiss, easyJet and Air France fly from Geneva to Prague once daily. Alternatively, Tour Bus operates a bus from Geneva to Prague 3 times a week. Tickets cost 1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč and the journey takes 14h 5m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Lyon to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 8 500 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
850 Kč - 3 400 Kč
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1 919 Kč
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 2 300 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Phone
+420 543 163 111
Email
objednavky@tourbus.cz
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Geneva to Prague bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Prague station.

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Geneva to Prague train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Prague is 962 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Geneva to Prague.

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easyJet, Air France and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Prague bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 6313+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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