There are 4 ways to get from Passau to Pilsen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Regensburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Plzen

$39 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Passau to Budweis 383
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n. R

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Passau to Regensburg, Regensburg central station 161 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Regensburg to Plzeň

$20 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Passau to Pilsen 105.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Pilsen is to bus and train which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Pilsen is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Passau to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Passau and arriving at Plzeň via Regensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Passau to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Passau Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Plzen via Regensburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Passau and Pilsen is 131 km. The road distance is 168.9 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Pilsen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Passau to Pilsen, including transfers.

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Passau to Pilsen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Passau station.

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Passau to Pilsen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Passau Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Passau to Pilsen is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Passau to Pilsen.
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  • Distance: 82.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Passau, Germany and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Passau to Pilsen via Regensburg Hbf in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Passau to Pilsen via Regensburg, Regensburg central station and Regensburg in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Plzen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
cd.cz
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Passau to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Passau to Budweis
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Regensburg to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Passau to Pilsen bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Plzeň station.

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Passau to Pilsen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Plzen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Pilsen is 169 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Passau to Pilsen.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Pilsen. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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