There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 5 min

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

$79 - $254

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Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

$26 - $33

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Fly from Basel  •  4 h 9 min

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

$60 - $257

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 25 min

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

$61 - $248

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Prague (PRG) MXP - PRG

$57 - $215

Bus Nobless Line  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Prague

$97 - $103

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

$134 - $220

Train EuroNight  •  14 h 19 min

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

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Prague 436.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 35 and takes 10 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Czech Republic. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Zürich HB, Stuttgart Hbf and Nürnberg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Czech Republic is 632 km. The road distance is 698.2 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 44 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Czech Republic train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 100 and takes 9 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 220 and takes 11 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Switzerland to Czech Republic train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic.
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  • Distance: 394.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Czech Republic?

Swiss, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Prague every 3 hours. Alternatively, Nobless Line operates a bus from Zürich to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $88 and the journey takes 8 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Czech Republic is 698 km. It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to drive from Switzerland to Czech Republic.

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Vueling Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Prague Airport.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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