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There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic by plane, subway, 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 from Zurich, subway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Prague (PRG) ZRH - PRG
  2. Take the subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská

$78 - $253

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Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 43 min

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

$31 - $45

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Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 22 min

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

$61 - $248

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 4 min

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

$56 - $229

Train, bus  •  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 bus from Nuremberg to Praha hl. n.

$108 - $173

Train  •  13 h 7 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 Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  4. Take the train from Schwandorf to Praha hl.n. Ex

$144 - $235

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 8 min

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

$42 - $73

Night train  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the night 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 30 - SFr 45 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic is to fly and subway which costs SFr 75 - SFr 260 and takes 3 h 57 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. via Zürich HB, Stuttgart Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 7 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 10 h 43 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 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 22 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 10 h 43 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 240 and takes 13 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Switzerland to Czech Republic train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Czech Republic.
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  • Distance: 394.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Czech Republic?

Swiss, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Zürich to Prague twice a week. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Prague Public Transit Co.
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 Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Schwandorf to Prague - Main Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
cd.cz
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Zürich HB to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Nuremberg to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.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 Zurich to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Zürich - Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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

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There are 84+ hotels available in Czech Republic. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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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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