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There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Switzerland by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly Prague to Basel  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Basel (BSL) PRG - BSL

$60 - $257

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Night train  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from Praha hl.n. to Zürich HB En

$8 - $15

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Fly Prague to Zurich  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH) PRG - ZRH

$78 - $252

Fly Prague to Geneva  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA

$60 - $247

Fly Prague to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 46 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

$52 - $210

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH

$87 - $277

Bus Nobless Line  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Zurich

$93 - $100

Train  •  9 h 32 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)

$138 - $225

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Zurich 283 / ...

$26 - $71

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Zürich 435.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Switzerland is to night train which costs 180 Kč - 340 Kč and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Switzerland is to fly which costs 1 300 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 32 min.

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The distance between Prague and Switzerland is 585 km. The road distance is 696.7 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Switzerland without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 45 min and costs 2 000 Kč - 2 300 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Prague to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Prague to Switzerland train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs 1 300 Kč - 6 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2 000 Kč - 2 300 Kč and takes 8 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs 3 000 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 9 h 32 min.

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

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Prague to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai) station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 365.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Prague to Basel every 4 hours. Alternatively, Nobless Line operates a bus from Prague to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $85 and the journey takes 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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 Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
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

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night 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
$20 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Zürich - Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Zurich Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Switzerland is 697 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Prague to Switzerland.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 641+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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