There are 3 ways to get from Linz to České Budějovice by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Budweis K476 / ...

$5 - $10

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Ex

$14 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Linz to České Budějovice 59.6 miles

$11 - $16

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and České Budějovice, Czech Republic?

FlixBus operates a bus from Linz to České Budějovice twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Leo Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to České Budějovice once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Budweis
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Linz Industriezeile to České Budějovice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
le.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Linz and České Budějovice is 76 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Linz to České Budějovice is to bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Linz to České Budějovice is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Ceske Budejovice. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz, Linz Wissensturm and arriving at Budweis. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

The bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Budweis takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.