There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Prague by train, plane, night bus, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  4h 58m

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

1 632 Kč - 5 973 Kč

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Night bus, bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Lausanne to Zurich N106
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Prague, Prague Main station N184 / ...

852 Kč - 1 520 Kč

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 25m

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

3 530 Kč - 10 690 Kč

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6h 44m

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

2 893 Kč - 7 196 Kč

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Prague (PRG) MXP - PRG

3 101 Kč - 9 711 Kč

Bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Prague, Florenc 700 / ...

1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč

Train  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

5 266 Kč - 11 520 Kč

Train, night train  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi En

5 817 Kč - 8 510 Kč

Drive  •  8h 19m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Prague 918.2 km

2 800 Kč - 4 100 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 13h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 250 and takes 4h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Prague, Florenc. Services depart six times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Prague. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Bern, Basel Sbb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 45m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Prague is 699 km. The road distance is 918.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Prague without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 13h 25m and costs SFr 30 - SFr 65.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Lausanne to Prague, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne station.

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

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to bus which takes 14h 15m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 210 - SFr 470 and takes 14h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Prague.
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  • Distance: 699.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

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

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lausanne to Prague, Florenc 4 times a week. Tickets cost 1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč and the journey takes 14h 15m. Tour Bus also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lausanne to Prague via Bern, Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Dresden Hbf in around 14h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 700 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 700 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Basel to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Basel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 800 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 800 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
3 400 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Basel to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 100 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 Kč - 3 800 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 15 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Flights from Basel to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 2 900 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 Kč - 3 200 Kč
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 8 500 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 Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
600 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 3 200 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
850 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 3 600 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 3 100 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
550 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
550 Kč - 800 Kč
1st Class
1 200 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
490 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
490 Kč - 700 Kč
1st Class
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
1 900 Kč - 2 600 Kč
1st Class
3 200 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
410 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 2 300 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 3 200 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 2 600 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Railjet
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
4 100 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lausanne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
350 Kč - 420 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lausanne to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lausanne to Prague
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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Lausanne to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague Main station.

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Lausanne to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Prague is 918 km. It takes approximately 8h 19m to drive from Lausanne to Prague.

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