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

Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly to Prague  •  4 h 57 min

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

$93 - $279

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Praha, Wilsonova Rj

$26 - $33

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Train to Basel, fly to Prague  •  5 h 26 min

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

$94 - $318

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 Drážďany, Letiště to Praha, ÚAN Florenc

$101 - $304

Train to Basel, fly to Dresden, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dresden (DRS) BSL - DRS
  3. Take the bus from Drážďany, Letiště to Praha, ÚAN Florenc

$92 - $343

Bus Tour Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Prague 000259

$50 - $110

Train  •  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Prague is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 35 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Prague is to train and fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 280.

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The distance between Lucerne and Prague is 562 km. The road distance is 748 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Lucerne to Prague, including transfers.

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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. via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 3 min.

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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 Zürich HB in around 15 h 3 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
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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
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
Flights from Basel to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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
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
$26 - $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
$30 - $60
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
$23 - $45
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
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 Drážďany, Letiště to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Praha, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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