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

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Fly to Prague, train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$66 - $234

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Bus, train  •  9 h 24 min

  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  •  5 h 51 min

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

$133 - $402

Train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Os / ...

$124 - $197

Bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Praha hl. n. 43490
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Budweis K476 / ...

$36 - $47

Night train, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Terminal 1-P36 to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R / ...

$92 - $133

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

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

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

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 Hauptbahnhof and Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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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 9 h 24 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice is to train which takes 9 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 28 min.

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

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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 5 h 44 min 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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  • Distance: 276.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Linz/Donau Hbf, and Linz Hbf in around 9 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to České Budějovice via Praha hl. n., Hlavní nádraží, Florenc - C, and Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
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
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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
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.

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Website
oebb.at
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
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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 Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Terminal 1-P36 to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
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 ÚAN Florenc to Budweis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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