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Zurich to Prague drive

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Zurich to Prague road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Zurich to Prague. If you're planning a road trip to Prague, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Zurich
drive for about 2.5 hours

1:22 pm  Tubingen
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:22 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:02 pm  Rothenburg Ob der Tauber
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Rothenburg Ob der Tauber
drive for about 58 minutes

10:58 am  Nuremberg
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:58 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:51 pm  Kladruby
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:51 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:22 pm  arrive in Prague
stay at Sir Toby´s Hostel

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Zurich, Switzerland.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Tubingen  (2 answers)
Rothenburg Ob der Tauber  (16 mentions)
Nuremberg  (34 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Prague, Czech Republic.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Prague?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Prague.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Sir Toby´s Hostel, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hostel Prague Tyn  (2 mentions)
Czech Inn, Prague  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Prague? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Prague?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Lokál Dlouhá, which was mentioned 12 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Café Savoy  (7 mentions)
Čestr  (6 mentions)
Bakeshop  (5 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Prague? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Prague?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Charles Bridge  (28 mentions)
Prague Castle  (23 mentions)
Old Town Square  (10 mentions)
St. Vitus Cathedral  (9 mentions)
Pražský orloj  (9 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Prague. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Tim Ferriss from San Francisco asked:
Best local eats in Prague?  (23 answers)

 Rebecca Olson from Denver asked:
What are the most popular areas in Prague?  (8 answers)

 Caitlin Plunkett from Boston asked:
Restaurants in Prague  (8 answers)

 Nishta Chopra from New Delhi asked:
Things to do for a Solo Traveler in Prague and is it safe?  (7 answers)

 Vicky Iskandar from Los Angeles asked:
36 hours in Prague  (7 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Prague.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Prague to Zurich drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Zurich to Prague. Or get a full Zurich to Prague flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Zurich well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Zurich!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 434 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 48 minutes
81 Zurich travel answers
2 Tubingen travel answers
1 Kladruby travel answer
331 Prague travel answers

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