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Duration 16h 21m
Distance 541.9 km
Average price 1 000 Kč
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Kraków and České Budějovice takes 16h 21m and the fastest train takes 11h 38m. There is at least one train per day from Kraków to České Budějovice. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Prague

  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Prerov
  3. Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  4. České Budějovice
9h 14m
580 Kč - 1 834 Kč

Kraków to České Budějovice train times

Trains run once daily between Kraków and České Budějovice. The service departs Kraków at 14:06 in the afternoon, which arrives into České Budějovice at 08:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to České Budějovice. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Ceske Budejovice via Prerov and Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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The distance between Kraków and České Budějovice is 412 km. The road distance is 541.9 km.

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Kraków to České Budějovice train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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Kraków to České Budějovice train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Ceske Budejovice station.

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There are 145+ hotels available in České Budějovice. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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