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Recommended option

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH) PRG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano

€123 - €322

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PRG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Busto Arsizio to Porto Ceresio

€40 - €228

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) PRG - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
  3. Take the train from Lugano FLP to Ponte Tresa

€63 - €304

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Linate (LIN) PRG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Porto Ceresio

€55 - €265

Fly to Basel, train  •  8h 40m

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

€86 - €214

Bus via Munich  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Munich central bus station 083 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Bellinzona 076

€64 - €92

Train  •  13h 37m

  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 Zuerich Hb to Lugano Ec / ...

€110 - €195

Bus  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni RegioJet

€67 - €105

Night train, train  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano Ec / ...

€215 - €317

Drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa 815.5 km

€100 - €150

Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa by bus and train

The journey time between Prague and Lavena Ponte Tresa is around 40h 12m and covers a distance of around 814 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 50m. Operated by FlixBus and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa service departs from Prague Main station and arrives in Ponte Tresa. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40h 12m
Fastest journey time:
26h 50m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€64
Carbon emissions:
98 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:15
Last service departs at:
16:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa bus and train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lavena Ponte Tresa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lavena Ponte Tresa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lavena Ponte Tresa is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa is to bus via Munich which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč and takes 13h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost 3 100 Kč - 8 500 Kč and takes 7h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Ponte Tresa via Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Zuerich Hb and Lugano FLP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

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The distance between Prague and Lavena Ponte Tresa is 617 km. The road distance is 815.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa without a car is to bus via Munich which takes 13h 29m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa, including transfers.

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Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa 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 Lavena Ponte Tresa is to bus via Munich which takes 13h 29m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 800 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 13h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa.
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  • Distance: 617 km
  • Duration: 7h 1m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Lavena Ponte Tresa, Italy?

You can take a bus from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa via Munich central bus station, Bellinzona, Castione-Arbedo, Lugano, and Lugano FLP in around 13h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa via Muenchen Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Zuerich Hb, Lugano, and Lugano FLP in around 13h 37m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €420
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €380
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €440
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 Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano FLP to Ponte Tresa
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €18
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Busto Arsizio to Porto Ceresio
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Porto Ceresio
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€45 - €65
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 Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
€19 - €35
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€19 - €24
Business
€27 - €32
1st Class
€27 - €33
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
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Main station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa is 816 km. It takes approximately 7h 32m to drive from Prague to Lavena Ponte Tresa.

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Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Zurich Airport.

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