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There are 3 ways to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R / ...

$8 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminál 1 to Hlavní nádraží Ae
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budweis K476 / ...

$9 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice 106.6 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice is to train which costs 170 Kč - 320 Kč and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice is to drive which costs 420 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice. However, there are services departing from Terminál 1 and arriving at Budweis via Prague, Prague Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Prague Airport (PRG) and České Budějovice is 127 km. The road distance is 170.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 170 Kč - 320 Kč.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice, including transfers.

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Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice bus services, operated by Prague Public Transit Co., depart from Terminál 1 station.

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The best way to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 170 Kč - 320 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 200 Kč - 340 Kč and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budweis station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice is 171 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice.

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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Prague Airport (PRG), Czech Republic and České Budějovice, Czech Republic?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice via Prague, Prague Main station in around 3 h 49 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Prague Public Transit Co.
Phone
296 19 18 17
Website
dpp.cz
Bus from Terminál 1 to Hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Prague Public Transit Co.
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
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budweis
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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