How to travel from Zurich to Prague

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from Zurich to Prague

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

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To get from Zurich to Prague on Aug 13 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05PMZürich HB14h16 10:21AMPrague
7 transfers
531One-way
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08:05PMZürich HB14h16 10:21AMPrague
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08:05AMZürich HB11h16 07:21PMPrague
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09:33AMZürich HB10h48 08:21PMPrague
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07:33AMZürich HB10h48 06:21PMPrague
1 transfer
1201One-way

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Travel Information from Zurich to Prague

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$70 - $290
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $70 (€65) • 9 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $290 (€269) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesČSAD Tišnov, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 326 miles (526 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Zurich to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $70 (€65). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are ČSAD Tišnov, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Prague.

How to get from Zürich to Prague

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Zürich to Prague there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 70,09% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Zürich to Prague. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Prague from Zurich restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Prague from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Czechia is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Prague restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Prague?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 8/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Prague closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Zurich and Prague including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Prague from Zurich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $70 (€65).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

A bus is generally $220 (€204) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $290 (€269) from Zurich to Prague.

Taking a bus is about $16 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $86 (€80) for this trip.

The fastest way from Zurich to Prague is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Prague that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Prague by train can take on average 10 h 44 min.

The Zurich to Prague distance is around 326 miles (526 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Prague is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Prague as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and tend to arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Prague at Prague.

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

  • Travel with ČSAD Tišnov to go to Prague by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ČSAD Tišnov Zurich to Prague tickets on Omio for $70 (€65).
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Prague by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Zurich to Prague tickets on Omio for $290 (€269).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Prague by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Prague for $86 (€80) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Prague with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct buses per day with ČSAD Tišnov or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can take a direct train with with 1 direct train per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Prague often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Prague itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Prague and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $70 (€65) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $290 (€269) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $86 (€80) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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