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from Prague to Zurich

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Thu
28 Oct
£121Deutsche Bahn
£44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£192Swiss
Fri
29 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn with connection
£44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£192Swiss
Sat
30 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£192tab
Sun
31 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£124Swiss
Mon
1 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£124Swiss
Wed
3 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£118Air Malta
Sat
6 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£97Swiss
Sun
7 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£154Swiss
Mon
8 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£126Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
10 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£50ČSAD Tišnov
£122Eurowings

Travel Information from Prague to Zurich

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £267
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £34 • 10 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £267 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 326 miles (526 km) by coach, flight or train to Zurich from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Prague to Zurich.

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Travel from Prague to Zurich
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Prague, Czechia to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Czechia enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 23/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Zurich from Prague.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Prague, Czechia from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Switzerland?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 23/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Zurich.

How do you get from Prague to Zurich?

There are 3 ways to travel between Prague and Zurich including taking a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Prague to Zurich?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Zurich, which costs on average £34.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A train is generally £2 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £35 from Prague to Zurich.

A train is about £234 less than a flight, which costs on average £267 for this route.

What is the fastest way from Prague to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Zurich by coach can take on average 8 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 40 min   on average.

How far is it from Prague to Zurich?

Zurich is approximately 326 miles (526 km) away from Prague.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Zurich is:

  • 1 coach a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Prague to Zurich?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Prague at Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Zurich at Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Flights most often depart from Prague at Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Zurich at Zurich Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Prague at Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Zurich at Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Zurich?

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

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can get you to Zurich by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Prague to Zurich for £35 on Omio.
  • Swiss can take you to Zurich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Prague to Zurich for £267.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Prague to Zurich tickets on Omio for £34.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Prague to Zurich?
Many of our customers travelling from Prague to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your Prague and Zurich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Prague to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £35 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £267 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £34 one way on average for this route.

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