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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Prague, train  •  4h 29m

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

$66 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Pilsen, CAN RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R

$20 - $27

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Fly to Linz, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Linz (LNZ) FRA - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice

$133 - $402

Train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Os / ...

$124 - $187

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Plzen hl.n. Ex
  4. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R

$101 - $152

Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Praha hl. n. 43490
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budweis 197

$35 - $45

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice 345.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice is to bus and train which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 and arriving at Budweis via Prague, Prague Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Ceske Budejovice via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and České Budějovice is 443 km. The road distance is 552.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 24m and costs 17€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, depart from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice is to train which takes 9h 40m and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 10h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice.
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  • Distance: 276.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and České Budějovice, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Linz Hbf in around 9h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice via Prague, Prague Main station in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Train operators
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
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.com
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
arriva.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 Prague, Prague Main station to Budweis
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budweis station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ceske Budejovice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice is 553 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport.

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