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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Geneva by plane, bus, train, night bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  4h 18m

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

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Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station Prague Florenc Central Bus Station - Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station / ...

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Train  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb Ec
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...

Bus, night bus  •  16h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Anděl to Zurich Bus Station 283
  2. Take the night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Geneva N106

Night train, train  •  17h 30m

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

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Prague to Geneva 961.4 km
Czech Republic → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Geneva is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Geneva is to bus which costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Geneva is to fly which costs 1 500 Kč - 3 700 Kč and takes 4h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station station and arriving at Geneva Bus Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 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 Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 48m.

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The distance between Prague and Geneva is 750 km. The road distance is 961.4 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 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Prague to Geneva, including transfers.

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Prague to Geneva bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague Florenc Central Bus 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 18m and costs 1 500 Kč - 3 700 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 13h 30m, you could also train, which costs 3 200 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 13h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 750.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

Swiss, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Prague to Geneva 3 times a day. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station once a week. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 50 and the journey takes 13h 30m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 300
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 170
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 27
Business
SFr 30 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 31 - SFr 36
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 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 Florenc Central Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Anděl to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Prague Anděl to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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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 Geneva Bus 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 961 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Prague to Geneva.

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

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