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There are 7 ways to get from Lausanne to Prague by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  4h 51m

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

1 854 Kč - 4 826 Kč

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

700 Kč - 1 100 Kč

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 14m

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

3 417 Kč - 9 494 Kč

Train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Ec
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi Re
  4. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...

Bus via Sankt Gallen  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to St. Gallen
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Gallen to Praha ÚAN Florenc 000259

915 Kč - 1 915 Kč

Train, night train  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi En

5 606 Kč - 8 316 Kč

Drive  •  8h 1m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Prague 906.2 km

2 500 Kč - 3 700 Kč

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Switzerland

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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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: 2 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to train and fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 210 and takes 4h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne, park.Velodrome and arriving at Prague, Wilsonova. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 55m.

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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 Zuerich Hb, Muenchen Hbf and Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 1m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Prague is 699 km. The road distance is 906.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 13h 55m and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Lausanne to Prague, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lausanne, park.Velodrome 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 13h 55m and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14h 1m.

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  • Distance: 699.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Prague, Wilsonova twice a week. Tickets cost 700 Kč - 1 100 Kč and the journey takes 13h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lausanne to Prague via Zuerich Hb, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Muenchen Hbf, and Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi in around 14h 1m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 4 400 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 600 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 800 Kč - 14 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 Kč - 4 500 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 400 Kč - 13 000 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 - 1 100 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 3 000 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 2 900 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
2 200 Kč - 3 900 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 Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 Kč - 210 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
120 Kč - 160 Kč
Business
170 Kč - 210 Kč
1st Class
170 Kč - 210 Kč
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
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Bogojevic Reisen
Phone
+381 35 433 333
Email
info@bogojevic.eu
Website
bogojevic-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16 Kč
Schedules at
bogojevic-reisen.com
Nobless Line
Phone
+420 602 333 369
Email
noblessline@noblessline.cz
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Sankt Gallen to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 879 Kč
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Tour Bus
Phone
+420 543 163 111
Email
objednavky@tourbus.cz
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from St. Gallen to Prague
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 700 Kč
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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

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Lausanne to Prague train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Prague is 906 km. It takes approximately 8h 1m to drive from Lausanne to Prague.

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

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