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There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Luthern by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly Prague to Zurich, train  •  5h 23m

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

SFr 98 - SFr 342

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Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lucerne, Inseli Park RegioJet

SFr 23 - SFr 35

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Fly Prague to Basel, train  •  5h 51m

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

SFr 105 - SFr 287

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 21m

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

SFr 135 - SFr 501

Fly Prague to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PRG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Rotkreuz

SFr 109 - SFr 586

Fly Prague to Geneva, train  •  8h 3m

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

SFr 127 - SFr 352

Train  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...

SFr 164 - SFr 295

Night bus, train  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the night bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Zurich N184
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70 / ...

SFr 59 - SFr 88

Night train, train  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70 / ...

SFr 188 - SFr 262

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Prague to Luthern 741.9 km

SFr 90 - SFr 140

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Luthern is to bus which costs 550 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Luthern is to fly and train which costs 2 400 Kč - 9 000 Kč and takes 5h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Lucerne, Inseli Park. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Luthern. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Luzern via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 8m.

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The distance between Prague and Luthern is 562 km. The road distance is 741.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Luthern without a car is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs 550 Kč - 800 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Prague to Luthern, including transfers.

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Prague to Luthern bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Luthern 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 Luthern is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs 550 Kč - 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4 100 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 13h 8m.

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  • Distance: 562.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lucerne, Inseli Park twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 23 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 10h 25m. Nobless Line also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Luthern via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel Sbb, and Basel SBB in around 13h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 320
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 320
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 350
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 360
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 340
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 370
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 370
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 490
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 480
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 350
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 950
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 340
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 470
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 140
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 170
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 150
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 260
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 320
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 290
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 Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Rotkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 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 Lugano to Rotkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 29 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 15
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 11
Business
SFr 12 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 15
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
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 220
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Night bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Lucerne, Inseli Park
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
Eurolines FR
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 100
Website
Comati PSG
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Luzern
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 76
Schedules at
noblessline.cz

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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 Luthern bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Lucerne, Inseli Park station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Luthern is 742 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Prague to Luthern.

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

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There are 444+ hotels available in Luthern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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