There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Český Krumlov by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Linz Hbf  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov

$147 - $186

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Bus via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  3. Take the bus from Vienna to Český Krumlov

$80 - $84

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Train, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Český Krumlov Vienna to Cesky Krumlov

$124 - $149

Bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Český Krumlov Vienna to Cesky Krumlov

$84 - $93

Train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Os / ...

$91 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Český Krumlov 278 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Vienna, train, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov

$195 - $406

Fly to Prague, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Prague (PRG) BUD - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice

$85 - $248

Fly to Linz, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Linz (LNZ) BUD - LNZ
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov

$216 - $730

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Český Krumlov. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Český Krumlov via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Vienna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Český Krumlov. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Cesky Krumlov via Wien Hbf, Linz Hbf and Ceske Budejovice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 16 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Český Krumlov is 380 km. The road distance is 444.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Český Krumlov without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Budapest to Český Krumlov, including transfers.

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Budapest to Český Krumlov bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Český Krumlov train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Český Krumlov is to bus which takes 8 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Budapest to Český Krumlov bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, arrive at Český Krumlov station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Český Krumlov.
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  • Distance: 237.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Český Krumlov, Czech Republic?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Český Krumlov via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Vienna Airport, and Vienna in around 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Český Krumlov via Wien Hbf, Linz Hbf, and Ceske Budejovice in around 9 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $150
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Linz to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Vienna to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Budapest to Český Krumlov train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ceske Budejovice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Český Krumlov is 445 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Budapest to Český Krumlov.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 763+ hotels available in Český Krumlov. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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