There are 4 ways to get from České Budějovice to Prague by train, bus, night train or car

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  •  2 h 26 min

  1. R / ...

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Night train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. R

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 383 / ...

$7 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. 95.1 miles

$17 - $25

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from České Budějovice to Prague hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. EuroNight also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from České Budějovice to Prague every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
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
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Ceske Budejovice to Prague - Na Knížecí
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from České Budějovice aut. nádr. to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $9

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Questions & Answers

The distance between České Budějovice and Prague is 124 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Prague is to bus which costs 150 Kč - 330 Kč and takes 2 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Prague is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs 360 Kč - 550 Kč.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Praha hl.n.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budweis and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

The train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n. takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.