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

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Fly Paris CDG to Prague, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Prague (PRG) CDG - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice

1 395 Kč - 5 611 Kč

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Bus, train  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice Ic / ...

954 Kč - 1 377 Kč

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Fly Paris CDG to Linz, train  •  10h 44m

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

3 602 Kč - 15 962 Kč

Fly Paris Orly to Prague, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Prague (PRG) ORY - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice

1 631 Kč - 6 194 Kč

Fly Paris CDG to Vienna, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Vienna (VIE) CDG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice

3 002 Kč - 7 762 Kč

Train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Linz Hbf Rjx
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Ec

4 692 Kč - 6 423 Kč

Bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Prague Anděl 109
  2. Take the bus from Prague Anděl to České Budějovice,,aut.nádr 853

1 518 Kč - 1 821 Kč

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to České Budějovice 1066.4 km

3 000 Kč - 4 400 Kč

Paris to České Budějovice by train

The train journey time between Paris and České Budějovice is around 20h 11m and covers a distance of around 1229 km. The fastest train normally takes 20h 11m. Operated by TGV inOui, Railjet and Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Paris to České Budějovice train service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Ceske Budejovice. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
20h 11m
Fastest train time:
20h 11m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
4 692 Kč
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:46
Last train departs at:
15:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to České Budějovice train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
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  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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No, entry into Czech Republic from France is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in České Budějovice is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in České Budějovice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in České Budějovice is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to České Budějovice is to bus and train which costs €35 - €55 and takes 16h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to České Budějovice is to fly and train which costs €50 - €220 and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to České Budějovice. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at České Budějovice,,aut.nádr via Prague Anděl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to České Budějovice. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Ceske Budejovice via Muenchen Hbf and Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between Paris and České Budějovice is 885 km. The road distance is 1066.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to České Budějovice without a car is to train which takes 12h 33m and costs €180 - €250.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Paris to České Budějovice, including transfers.

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

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Paris to České Budějovice train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to České Budějovice is to train which takes 12h 33m and costs €180 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 16h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to České Budějovice.
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  • Distance: 885 km
  • Duration: 7h 29m

What companies run services between Paris, France and České Budějovice, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Paris to České Budějovice via Muenchen Hbf and Linz Hbf in around 12h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to České Budějovice via Prague Anděl in around 16h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 900 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 400 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 18 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 10 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 600 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 19 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 000 Kč - 18 000 Kč
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 Kč - 7 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 Kč - 19 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 Kč - 340 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
200 Kč - 250 Kč
Business
280 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
280 Kč - 340 Kč
Arriva CZ
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Unknown
Arriva CZ
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 4 300 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
3 100 Kč - 3 700 Kč
1st Class
3 700 Kč - 4 300 Kč
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague Anděl to České Budějovice,,aut.nádr
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
260 Kč - 320 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Paris to České Budějovice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at České Budějovice,,aut.nádr station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to České Budějovice is 1066 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m to drive from Paris to České Budějovice.

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CSA, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Paris to České Budějovice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 112+ hotels available in České Budějovice. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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