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

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Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Schwandorf Ex
  2. Take the train from Schwandorf to Nürnberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg Re / ...

$51 - $99

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Night bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Plzeň, Plzeň to Bamberg, Bamberg train N168

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Train via Hartmannshof  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Schwandorf Ex
  2. Take the train from Schwandorf to Hartmannshof Re
  3. Take the train from Hartmannshof to Bamberg S1

$48 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Bamberg 157.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Bamberg is to night bus which costs 280 Kč - 470 Kč and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pilsen to Bamberg is to drive which costs 700 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Plzeň, Plzeň and arriving at Bamberg, Bamberg train. This bus operates Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Bamberg via Schwandorf and Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Pilsen and Bamberg is 178 km. The road distance is 252.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 1 100 Kč - 2 300 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Pilsen to Bamberg, including transfers.

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

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Pilsen to Bamberg train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen hl.n. station.

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Pilsen to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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Map of how to get from Pilsen to Bamberg.
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  • Distance: 111.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Pilsen to Bamberg via Schwandorf and Nürnberg Hbf in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cd.cz
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 Schwandorf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Hartmannshof
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Hartmannshof to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Schedules at
vgn.de
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Plzeň, Plzeň to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Pilsen to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Bamberg is 252 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Pilsen to Bamberg.

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