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Zürich to Prague by train

It takes an average of 12h 36m to travel from Zürich to Prague by train, over a distance of around 327 miles (527 km). There are normally 25 trains per day travelling from Zürich to Prague and tickets for this journey start from $44.79 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 48m
Price$44.79 - $271.92
Distance327 miles (527 km)
Frequency25 trains per day
Departure stationZürich
Arrival stationPrague
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet

Zürich to Prague train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zürich to Prague for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:16 18:17 10h 01m, 2 changes
08:37 18:25 9h 48m, 2 changes
08:40 19:56 11h 16m, 2 changes
09:37 20:17 10h 40m, 4 changes
09:37 20:17 10h 40m, 4 changes
10:37 20:25 9h 48m, 2 changes
10:40 23:02 12h 22m, 1 change
11:46 22:17 10h 31m, 2 changes
12:40 06:02 17h 22m, 2 changes
14:00 06:00 16h 00m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Zürich to Prague

Train tickets from Zürich to Prague start at $44.79 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $187.69.
lowest price found
from$44.79
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$132.48
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$139.98
on the day
avg. single price$187.69

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Zürich to Prague by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Zürich to Prague

Want to know more about your journey from Zürich to Prague? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Zürich to Prague take?

The average journey time by train between Zürich and Prague is 12 hours and 36 minutes, with around 25 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Zürich and Prague by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zürich to Prague is 9 hours and 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Zürich to Prague cost?

Train tickets from Zürich to Prague can start from as little as $44.79 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zürich to Prague?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zürich to Prague without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Zürich to Prague. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Zürich to Prague leave?

The first train from Zürich to Prague leaves at 00:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zürich to Prague leave?

The last train from Zürich to Prague leaves at 23:39. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Zürich and Prague by train?

Trains travelling from Zürich to Prague cover a distance of around 327 miles (527 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zürich to Prague for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/29/2020 for travel on 07/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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