Zurich to Prague by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Zurich to Prague by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Prague take around 10 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 528 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Prague.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Prague?
Journeys between Zurich and Prague usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Zurich to Prague every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Prague?
The Zurich to Prague train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Prague train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Prague is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:07 and the last train is around 00:05.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 05:07, and the last at 00:35.
What's the Zurich to Prague train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Prague are $44.25.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $95 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $87. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Zurich to Prague train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Prague by train.
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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Prague?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Prague, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Bayerische Regiobahn
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Rychlík vyšší kvality
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Prague to Zurich by train