There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Swiss Alps by bus, train, 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, train  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

$139 - $182

Cheapest option

Train  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

$54 - $92

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Bus  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Lucerne 000259

$94 - $166

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Swiss Alps 511.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Prague to Zurich, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH) PRG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$119 - $342

Fly Prague to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 33 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 Airolo

$95 - $285

Fly Prague to Basel, train  •  10 h 24 min

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

$130 - $385

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  4. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$128 - $367

Fly Prague to Geneva, train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt

$178 - $485

Fly Prague to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 48 min

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

$92 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Swiss Alps is to train which costs 1 100 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 19 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 2 300 Kč - 3 400 Kč and takes 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Prague and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Luzern, Bahnhof, Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal and Andermatt, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 23 min.

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The distance between Prague and Swiss Alps is 584 km. The road distance is 818.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Swiss Alps without a car is to bus and train which takes 13 h 26 min and costs 3 000 Kč - 4 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 13 h 26 min to get from Prague to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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Prague to Swiss Alps bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Prague station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Swiss Alps is to bus which takes 14 h 23 min and costs 2 000 Kč - 3 700 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 100 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 19 h 4 min.

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

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Prague to Swiss Alps bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Lucerne station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 365.1 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 26 min

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

Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague to Swiss Alps 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 Swiss Alps via Zürich HB, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 19 h 4 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 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 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
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
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 Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
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 Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
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)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Airolo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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

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 Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Monza to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$22 - $40
First
$45 - $55
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$70 - $85
Bus operators
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
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
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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