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

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budweis to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 912

$11 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Mitte K485 / ...

$41 - $66

Bus Bean Shuttle  •  4 h 50 min

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

$75 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Vienna 117.2 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from České Budějovice to Vienna is to bus which costs 250 Kč - 420 Kč and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from České Budějovice to Vienna is to drive which costs 470 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 2 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budweis and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from České Budějovice to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Mitte via Linz, Linz central station, Train. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Vienna is 164 km. The road distance is 187.6 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 250 Kč - 420 Kč.

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The bus from Budweis to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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Map of how to get from České Budějovice to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 102.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from České Budějovice to Vienna 5 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from České Budějovice to Vienna via Linz Hbf and Linz, Linz central station, Train in around 3 h 37 min.

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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budweis to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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