There are 4 ways to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Ae
  2. Ex / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Ae
  2. K476

$9 - $15

Line 191 bus, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. 191
  2. Leo Express

$10 - $12

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. 106.6 miles

$19 - $28

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

You can take a bus from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice via Hlavní nádraží and 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 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
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.
Bus from Terminál 1 to Anděl
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Prague Public Transit Co.
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Prague - Na Knížecí to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha Na Knížecí to České Budějovice aut. nádr.
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prague Airport (PRG) and České Budějovice is 127 km. The road distance is 171 km.

The cheapest way to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice is to bus and train which costs 170 Kč - 270 Kč and takes 3 h 46 min.

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

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Prague Airport (PRG) to České Budějovice, including transfers.