There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Geneva by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA

SFr 47 - SFr 220

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Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Prague - ÚAN Florenc to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere 700 / ...

SFr 29 - SFr 65

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Train  •  15h 11m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

SFr 212 - SFr 380

Night train, train  •  17h 29m

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

SFr 250 - SFr 368

Drive  •  8h 50m

  1. Drive from Prague to Geneva 963.2 km

SFr 120 - SFr 180

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Geneva is to bus which costs 700 Kč - 1 700 Kč and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Geneva is to fly which costs 1 100 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague - ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Genève via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 11m.

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The distance between Prague and Geneva is 750 km. The road distance is 963.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Geneva without a car is to bus which takes 13h 30m and costs 700 Kč - 1 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Prague to Geneva, including transfers.

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Prague to Geneva bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague - ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Geneva train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Geneva is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs 1 100 Kč - 6 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 700 Kč - 1 700 Kč and takes 13h 30m, you could also train, which costs 5 000 Kč - 10 000 Kč and takes 15h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 750.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Swiss, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Prague to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague - ÚAN Florenc to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 29 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 13h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 160
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 250
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 400 - SFr 1900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 16
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Business
SFr 12 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 16
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
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 220
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague - ÚAN Florenc to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
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 Prague, Florenc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Eurolines FR
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 90
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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

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Prague to Geneva bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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Prague to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Geneva is 963 km. It takes approximately 8h 50m to drive from Prague to Geneva.

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easyJet, Luxair, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Prague to Geneva bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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