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

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Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$17 - $56

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Salzburg Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg

$72 - $73

Train EuroNight  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Salzburg Hbf En

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Salzburg 143.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Salzburg is to train which costs 380 Kč - 1 300 Kč and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Salzburg is to drive which costs 550 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from České Budějovice to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Budweis and arriving at Salzburg via Český Krumlov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Salzburg is 168 km. The road distance is 229.6 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 380 Kč - 1 300 Kč.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from České Budějovice to Salzburg, including transfers.

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České Budějovice to Salzburg bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, depart from Český Krumlov station.

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České Budějovice to Salzburg 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 Salzburg is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 380 Kč - 1 300 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 570 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 4 h 5 min.

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  • Distance: 105 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from České Budějovice to Salzburg via Linz Hbf in around 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Bean Shuttle operates a bus from České Budějovice to Salzburg hourly. Tickets cost $71 and the journey takes 3 h.

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
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$13 - $17
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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České Budějovice to Salzburg bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, arrive at Salzburg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between České Budějovice to Salzburg is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from České Budějovice to Salzburg.

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