There are 5 ways to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Leo Express s.r.o.  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from České Budějovice aut. nádr. to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy Leo Express / ...

$10 - $26

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Wb / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$30 - $85

Bus Bean Shuttle  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Vienna Cesky Krumlov to Vienna
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj

$72 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Bratislava 166 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$100 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava is to bus which costs 220 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava is to drive which costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from České Budějovice aut. nádr. and arriving at Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from České Budějovice to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Linz Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Bratislava is 214 km. The road distance is 265.6 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 220 Kč - 600 Kč.

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The bus from České Budějovice aut. nádr. to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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České Budějovice to Bratislava bus services, operated by Leo Express s.r.o., depart from České Budějovice aut. nádr. station.

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České Budějovice to Bratislava train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Ceske Budejovice station.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 220 Kč - 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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České Budějovice to Bratislava bus services, operated by Leo Express s.r.o., arrive at Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy station.

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Map of how to get from České Budějovice to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 134 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

Leo Express s.r.o. operates a bus from České Budějovice to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from České Budějovice to Bratislava via Linz Hbf, Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2), and Wien Hbf in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $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
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$10 - $12
Premium
$17 - $22
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
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from České Budějovice aut. nádr. to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $13
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budweis to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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

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