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

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Budweis N160

$5 - $10

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Os / ...

$13 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Linz to České Budějovice 59.6 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Linz to České Budějovice is to bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Budweis. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Ceske Budejovice. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Linz and České Budějovice is 76 km. The road distance is 95.3 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to České Budějovice without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

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The bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Budweis takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Linz to České Budějovice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Linz, Linz Industriezeile station.

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Map of how to get from Linz to České Budějovice.
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  • Distance: 47.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Linz to České Budějovice once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to České Budějovice every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
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
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Budweis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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