There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Lugano by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 47 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

$53 - $210

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Prague - Main Station to München Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lugano 076

$43 - $72

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$130 - $362

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Linate (LIN) PRG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$104 - $316

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) PRG - BGY
  2. Take the train from Bergamo to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Lugano

$60 - $213

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 21 min

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

$140 - $412

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Lugano

$40 - $65

Train via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke)  •  12 h 5 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 Lugano 2 / ...

$189 - $320

Train EuroNight  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...

$60 - $110

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Lugano 513.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Lugano is to bus which costs 950 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Lugano is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 1 100 Kč - 4 700 Kč.

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The distance between Prague and Lugano is 608 km. The road distance is 821 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Prague to Lugano, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Lugano. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Lugano via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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

Eurolines CZ operates a bus from Prague to Lugano twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Lugano via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), and Zürich HB in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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 Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$39
Train from Monza to Lugano
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$24 - $26
First
$35
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 - $70
Website
cd.cz
Train from Prague - Main Station to München Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
14 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
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
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Lugano
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lugano
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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