There are 9 ways to get from Prague to Lausanne by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train 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.

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  5h 7m

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

SFr 84 - SFr 283

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Bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Florenc to Lausanne 700 / ...

SFr 30 - SFr 70

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 40m

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

SFr 134 - SFr 349

Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 49m

  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

SFr 121 - SFr 360

Bus, train  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station 060 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  6. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne 1 / ...

SFr 202 - SFr 413

Train  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Leipzig Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  5. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne 1 / ...

SFr 185 - SFr 347

Night bus, bus  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz am Sihlquai to Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome

SFr 35 - SFr 44

Night train, train  •  16h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

SFr 150 - SFr 239

Drive  •  8h 19m

  1. Drive from Prague to Lausanne 907.5 km

SFr 110 - SFr 170

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Lausanne is to night bus and bus which costs 800 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 14h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 1 900 Kč - 7 000 Kč and takes 5h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Florenc and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Lausanne via Leipzig Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 2m.

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The distance between Prague and Lausanne is 699 km. The road distance is 907.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Lausanne without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 48m and costs 4 700 Kč - 10 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Prague to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Prague to Lausanne bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Prague, Florenc station.

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Prague to Lausanne 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 Lausanne is to train which takes 13h 2m and costs 4 300 Kč - 8 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 700 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 14h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 699.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

You can take a train from Prague to Lausanne via Leipzig Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Bern in around 13h 2m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Prague to Lausanne 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 45 - SFr 70 and the journey takes 14h 15m. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 370
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 800
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 800
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 850
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 370
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 800
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 950
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 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
SFr 85 - SFr 430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 8
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 18
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 65
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Bus operators
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, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Schedules at
tourbus.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
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
RegioJet
Night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 28
Website
RegioJet
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
SFr 40 - SFr 70
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz am Sihlquai to Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 16
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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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 Eurolines FR, 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 19m to drive from Prague to Lausanne.

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easyJet, CSA, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Prague to Lausanne bus tickets online with Busbud, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 534+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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