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There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Prague by train, plane, bus, night train 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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Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 55 min

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

$83 - $288

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Bus Tour Bus  •  11 h 48 min

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

$45 - $120

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 13 min

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

$140 - $360

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  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

$123 - $370

Train  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  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 hl.n. Ec

$242 - $391

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Munich, Munich central bus station 106
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Prague, Prague Main station 083 / ...

$47 - $94

Train, night train  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n. En

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Prague 567.5 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 95 and takes 14 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Prague is to train and fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 290 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Prague. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 48 min.

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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 hl.n. via Bern, Basel SBB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 21 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Prague is 699 km. The road distance is 908.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 48 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Lausanne to Prague, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Prague bus services, operated by Tour Bus, 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 11 h 48 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 240 - SFr 390 and takes 14 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Prague.
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  • Distance: 437 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

Tour Bus operates a bus from Lausanne to Prague 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h 48 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lausanne to Prague via Bern, Basel SBB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Dresden Hbf in around 14 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
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 Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
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 Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lausanne to Prague
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Lausanne to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
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 Lausanne to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from München to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from München ZOB to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$13 - $17

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

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

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Lausanne to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Prague is 908 km. It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to drive from Lausanne to Prague.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3600+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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