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

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Train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Kelenfoeld Rjx / ...

18 497 Ft - 32 217 Ft

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Bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from České Budějovice, Č. Budějovice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 912

7 965 Ft - 12 819 Ft

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Train via Brno  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

12 605 Ft - 18 858 Ft

Bus via Brno  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the bus from České Budějovice to Brno - Zvonarka 720255
  2. Take the bus from Brno ÚAN Zvonařka to Budapest Népliget

8 575 Ft - 14 838 Ft

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Budapest 267.9 miles

13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft

Train to Prague, fly  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD

23 554 Ft - 68 534 Ft

Train, train to Vienna, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

37 347 Ft - 96 567 Ft

Train to Linz, fly  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
  2. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Budapest (BUD) LNZ - BUD

45 510 Ft - 153 230 Ft

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Budapest is to bus via Brno which costs 650 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 10h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Budapest is to drive which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from České Budějovice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from České Budějovice, Č. Budějovice and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from České Budějovice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Kelenfoeld via Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Budapest is 376 km. The road distance is 428.6 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 1 400 Kč - 2 600 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from České Budějovice to Budapest, including transfers.

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České Budějovice to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from České Budějovice, Č. Budějovice station.

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České Budějovice to Budapest 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 Budapest is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 1 400 Kč - 2 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 7h 57m.

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Map of how to get from České Budějovice to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 234.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between České Budějovice, Czech Republic and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from České Budějovice to Budapest via Linz Hbf in around 6h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from České Budějovice to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and the journey takes 7h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 240 000 Ft
Flights from Linz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Linz to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Linz to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Linz to Budapest via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 290 000 Ft
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
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
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 500 Ft - 2 300 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 600 Ft - 3 900 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 2 900 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from České Budějovice, Č. Budějovice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from České Budějovice to Brno - Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 400 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno ÚAN Zvonařka to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
3 800 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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České Budějovice to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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České Budějovice to Budapest train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between České Budějovice to Budapest is 429 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from České Budějovice to Budapest.

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Ryanair, CSA, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 2923+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 13 570 Ft per night.

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