There are 8 ways to get from Lucerne to Prague by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Zurich, fly to Prague  •  4 h 50 min

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

$94 - $281

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Train, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

$48 - $73

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Train to Basel, fly to Prague  •  5 h 19 min

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

$95 - $320

Train to Zurich, fly to Dresden, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS) ZRH - DRS
  3. Take the bus from Dresden, Letiště to Prague, ÚAN Florenc

$102 - $306

Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Prague 000259

$50 - $110

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

$195 - $312

Train EuroNight  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n. En

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Prague 467.8 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Prague is to train and bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 11 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Prague is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 270 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lucerne and arriving at Prague. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Prague. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Basel SBB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Nürnberg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Prague is 562 km. The road distance is 748.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 27 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Lucerne to Prague, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Prague is to bus which takes 9 h 27 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 180 - SFr 300 and takes 12 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Prague.
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  • Distance: 351.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

Tour Bus operates a bus from Lucerne to Prague 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lucerne to Prague via Basel SBB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Nürnberg ZOB in around 12 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
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
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
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
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 Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
$50 - $75
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
regiojet.sk
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lucerne to Prague
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Lucerne 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 Lucerne to Prague is 748 km. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Lucerne to Prague.

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Vueling Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3628+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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