There are 8 ways to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Ex / ...
  2. Wb / ...
  3. Rex / ...

$50 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. N160 / ...
  2. N468

$21 - $34

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Os
  2. Sp
  3. Rj

$25 - $39

Bus Bean Shuttle  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Cesky Krumlov to Vienna
  2. Rj / ...

$75 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. 166 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Prague, fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. PRG - VIE

$100 - $299

Train to Linz, fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. LNZ - VIE

$120 - $467

Train to Prague, fly to Bratislava  •  6 h 42 min

  1. PRG - BTS

$69 - $613

What companies run services between České Budějovice, Czech Republic and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from České Budějovice to Bratislava via Linz Hbf, Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2), and Wien Hbf in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from České Budějovice to Bratislava via Linz, Linz Industriezeile in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Linz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Ceske Velenice
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Velenice to Wien Heiligenstadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budweis to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between České Budějovice and Bratislava is 214 km. The road distance is 266 km.

The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava is to train and bus which costs 500 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 6 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava is to drive which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 700 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

No, there is no direct train from České Budějovice to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Linz Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from České Budějovice to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Budweis and arriving at Bratislava via Linz, Linz Industriezeile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava, including transfers.