How to travel from Lyon to Prague

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from Lyon to Prague

You can get from Lyon to Prague by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Lyon to Prague on May 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:50PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport8h25 11:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
1 transfer
2101One-way
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02:50PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport8h25 11:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
1 transfer
2101One-way
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12:00PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport5h15 05:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
1 transfer
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10:20AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport7h15 05:35PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
1 transfer
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09:30AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport7h45 05:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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3521One-way

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Travel Information to Prague from Lyon

distanceDistance533 miles (860 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$67 - $209
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $67 (€60) • 14 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $186 (€167) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 533 miles (860 km) by bus, flight or train between Lyon and Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $67 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Lyon to Prague.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Prague

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FAQs

Travel from Lyon, France to Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Prague from Lyon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Prague, Czechia from Lyon?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 5/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Lyon to Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Prague, Czechia?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lyon from Prague?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/21/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lyon from Prague here.

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Prague: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Prague from Lyon is by taking a bus with an average price of $67 (€60).

This is compared to other travel options to Prague:

A bus is generally $119 (€107) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $186 (€167) from Lyon to Prague.

A bus is generally $142 (€128) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $209 (€188) from Lyon to Prague.

The fastest way to get to Prague from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Prague can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Prague by train can take on average 13 h 47 min.

The distance from Lyon to Prague is approximately 533 miles (860 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Prague is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Prague from Lyon as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Prague:

  • Buses from Lyon to Prague most often leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Flights from Lyon to Prague most often leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Lyon Part Dieu and tend to arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Prague, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Prague by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lyon to Prague tickets on Omio for $67 (€60).
  • Air France can get you to Prague by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Lyon to Prague for $186 (€167) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Prague by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Lyon to Prague for $209 (€188) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Prague with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Prague with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services to Prague tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Prague often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Lyon to Prague, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $67 (€60) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $186 (€167) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $209 (€188) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Prague tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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