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

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  5h 33m

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

$83 - $292

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Bus Tour Bus  •  11h 48m

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

$45 - $120

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 36m

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

$137 - $362

Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 48m

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

$122 - $372

Train  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to München ZOB (Hackerbrücke)
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$194 - $340

Bus FlixBus  •  13h 46m

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

$56 - $89

Night train, train  •  16h 57m

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

$65 - $130

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Prague to Lausanne 566.8 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Lausanne is to bus which costs 1 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč and takes 11h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 1 800 Kč - 7 000 Kč and takes 5h 33m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Lausanne via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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The distance between Prague and Lausanne is 699 km. The road distance is 906.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Lausanne without a car is to bus which takes 11h 48m and costs 1 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Prague to Lausanne, including transfers.

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

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Prague to Lausanne train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Lausanne is to bus which takes 11h 48m and costs 1 000 Kč - 2 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4 300 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 437 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

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

Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague to Lausanne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 11h 48m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Lausanne via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), and Zürich HB in around 12h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
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 Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to München ZOB (Hackerbrücke)
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
cd.cz
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 München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
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 Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lausanne, park.Velodrome
Ave. Duration
14h
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Praha hl. n. to München
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
arriva.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 Lausanne bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Lausanne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Lausanne is 907 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Prague to Lausanne.

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Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Prague Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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