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

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n. R / ...

$7 - $11

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Night train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n. R

$7 - $11

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Budweis to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 853 / ...

$9 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Prague 95.1 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Prague is to night train which costs 150 Kč - 230 Kč and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Prague is to drive which costs 370 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 1 h 49 min.

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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 40 min.

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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.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Prague is 124 km. The road distance is 152.2 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Prague without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 150 Kč - 230 Kč.

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

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

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České Budějovice to Prague 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 Prague is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 150 Kč - 230 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190 Kč - 330 Kč and takes 2 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 77.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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České Budějovice to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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České Budějovice to Prague train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between České Budějovice to Prague is 152 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from České Budějovice to Prague.

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