There are 8 ways to get from České Budějovice to Katowice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Ostrava hl.n. Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Ostrava hl.n. to Katowice Ec / ...

$22 - $34

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Train via Brno hl.n.  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Brno hl.n. R
  2. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Bohumin R
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Os / ...

$16 - $27

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Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from České Budějovice to Brno - Zvonarka 720255
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Zvonařka to Katowice, Katowice bus station P22

$30 - $45

Train, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Brno hl.n. R
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Katowice 414

$28 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from České Budějovice to Katowice 293.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Prague, fly to Krakow, bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK
  3. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$97 - $348

Train to Prague, fly to Ostrava, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ostrava (OSR) PRG - OSR
  3. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice

$94 - $433

Train, train to Vienna, fly to Krakow, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  4. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$136 - $386

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from České Budějovice to Katowice station. However, there are services departing from České Budějovice and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station via Brno, Brno Zvonařka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from České Budějovice to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Ceske Budejovice and arriving at Katowice via Praha hl.n. and Ostrava hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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The distance between České Budějovice and Katowice is 358 km. The road distance is 469 km.

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The best way to get from České Budějovice to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from České Budějovice to Katowice, including transfers.

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České Budějovice to Katowice bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from České Budějovice station.

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České Budějovice to Katowice 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 Katowice is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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České Budějovice to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Map of how to get from České Budějovice to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 223.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 34 min

What companies run services between České Budějovice, Czech Republic and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a train from České Budějovice to Katowice via Praha hl.n. and Ostrava hl.n. in around 8 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from České Budějovice to Katowice via Brno - Zvonarka and Brno, Brno Zvonařka in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava hl.n. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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 Ostrava hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $30
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$14 - $17
Premium
$23 - $30
Train from Ostrava to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $2
Business
$4 - $5
Premium
$6 - $9
Train from Bohumín to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $2
Business
$3 - $4
Premium
$5 - $7
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
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 Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from České Budějovice to Brno - Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Brno, Brno Zvonařka to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Trans Tempo
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6

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České Budějovice to Katowice train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between České Budějovice to Katowice is 469 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from České Budějovice to Katowice.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 538+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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