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

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Bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Budweis to Ljubljana N160

$27 - $45

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Train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana D / ...

$55 - $118

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Ljubljana 320.8 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Prague, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ljubljana (LJU) PRG - LJU

$118 - $507

Train, train to Vienna, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  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 Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU

$137 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 600 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 100 Kč and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budweis and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from České Budějovice to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Ljubljana via Linz Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Ljubljana is 325 km. The road distance is 513.3 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 38 min and costs 600 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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The bus from Budweis to Ljubljana takes 7 h 38 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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České Budějovice to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budweis station.

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České Budějovice to Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana is to bus which takes 7 h 38 min and costs 600 Kč - 1 100 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 200 Kč - 2 700 Kč and takes 9 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from České Budějovice to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 203.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between České Budějovice, Czech Republic and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from České Budějovice to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from České Budějovice to Ljubljana via Linz Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budweis to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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České Budějovice to Ljubljana train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between České Budějovice to Ljubljana is 513 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from České Budějovice to Ljubljana.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Prague Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your České Budějovice to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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