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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 26 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:33Zürich HB9h48 21:21Prague
3 changes
£371One-way
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11:33Zürich HB9h48 21:21Prague
3 changes
£371One-way
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07:09Zürich HB10h12 17:21Prague
4 changes
£371One-way
07:09Zürich HB11h12 18:21Prague
2 changes
£371One-way
11:33Zürich HB10h48 22:21Prague
1 changes
£371One-way

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Wed
26 Jan
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£351Swiss
Thu
27 Jan
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£272TAP Portugal
Fri
28 Jan
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£51ČSAD Tišnov
£263TAP Portugal
Sat
29 Jan
£33Deutsche Bahn
£31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£220TAP Portugal
Sun
30 Jan
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£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Mon
31 Jan
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£51ČSAD Tišnov
£233TAP Portugal
Tue
1 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£199TAP Portugal
Wed
2 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£229Swiss
Thu
3 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£222TAP Portugal
Fri
4 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£209TAP Portugal
Sat
5 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£229Swiss
Sun
6 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£101Eurowings Europe
Mon
7 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£229Swiss
Tue
8 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£186tab
Wed
9 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£186Swiss
Thu
10 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£186tab
Fri
11 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£185Swiss
Sat
12 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£186Swiss
Sun
13 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£70Eurowings Europe
Mon
14 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£186Swiss

Travel Information between Zurich and Prague

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£33 - £88
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £33 • 9 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £88 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, ČSAD Tišnov or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 326 miles (526 km) from Zurich to 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 £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Swiss, ČSAD Tišnov or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Zurich to Prague.

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FAQs

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

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

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Czechia?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. 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 from Zurich to Prague.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Prague, Czechia due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Czechia?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • 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 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 20/01/2022. 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 Zurich from Prague.

What are my travel options from Zurich to Prague?

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

What is the cheapest way to go to Prague from Zurich?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Prague, which costs on average £33.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Prague:

A train is about £55 less than a flight, which costs on average £88 for this trip.

A train journey is usually £16 less than a journey to Prague by coach, which costs on average £50 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Prague?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Prague by coach can take on average 9 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 48 min   on average.

How many miles from Zurich to Prague would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Prague is:

  • 1 coach a day.

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

When going from Zurich to Prague, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Prague?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Zurich at Zurich Airport and arrive in Prague at Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Coaches from Zurich to Prague most often leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.

Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to 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 Swiss to go to Prague by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Zurich to Prague tickets on Omio for £88.
  • Travel with ČSAD Tišnov to go to Prague by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ČSAD Tišnov Zurich to Prague tickets on Omio for £50.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Prague by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Prague tickets on Omio for £33.

Is there a direct service between Zurich and Prague?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Prague with Swiss.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Prague with ČSAD Tišnov with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can find direct trains per day to Prague with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Prague tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Prague?

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Prague often also extend their holiday 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.

How early should I book Zurich to Prague tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Prague, 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 plane ticket is on average £88 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £50 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £33 one way on average.

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.