There are 9 ways to get from Prague to Lucerne by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Lucerne 000259

$50 - $110

Cheapest option

Train EuroNight  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$23 - $45

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Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  10 h 26 min

  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 Luzern 70

$153 - $255

Night bus, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai Rj
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne Ouibus

$26 - $34

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Lucerne 467 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Prague to Zurich, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$93 - $282

Fly Prague to Basel, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$90 - $317

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Drážďany, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$102 - $307

Fly Prague to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PRG - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau

$105 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Lucerne is to night bus and bus which costs 550 Kč - 750 Kč and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs 2 000 Kč - 6 500 Kč and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Prague and Lucerne is 562 km. The road distance is 747.1 km.

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The bus from Prague to Lucerne takes 9 h 27 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague and arriving at Lucerne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Luzern via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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

Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague to Lucerne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Lucerne via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), and Zürich HB in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Prague to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
14 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Drážďany, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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