There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Banská Bystrica by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Tour Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Banská Bystrica 000117

$23 - $50

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Train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Prague, Prague Main station to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station Le001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok to Banská Bystrica - Strieborné nám 503402 / ...

$14 - $53

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Žilina 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Žilina AS to Banská Bystrica 606506

$19 - $48

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Banská Bystrica 339.1 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping

$101 - $310

Fly to Budapest, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Banska Bystrica

$112 - $278

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Florenc and arriving at Banská Bystrica. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Prague and Banská Bystrica is 374 km. The road distance is 542.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Banská Bystrica without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Prague Florenc to Banská Bystrica takes 7 h 40 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Prague to Banská Bystrica bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Prague Florenc station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Prague to Banská Bystrica bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Banská Bystrica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Banská Bystrica is 543 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Prague to Banská Bystrica.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Banská Bystrica. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Banská Bystrica.
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  • Distance: 233.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Banská Bystrica, Slovakia?

Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague to Banská Bystrica 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min. Turancar also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $12
Business
$24 - $28
Premium
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Arriva Liorbus
Phone
0972/250 308
Email
alexandra.bobcekova@arriva.sk
Website
arrivaliorbus.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Banská Bystrica - Strieborné nám
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivaliorbus.sk
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Žilina
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Žilina
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Žilina, AS
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Zilina
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Žilina AS to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Banska Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
touring.bg

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