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There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Čachtice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Nové Mesto nad Váhom Rj 1045

13€ - 44€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Trencín 000117

22€ - 31€

Bus via Nove Mesto Nad Vahom  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Trenčín, AS RegioJet

14€ - 20€

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Prague to Čachtice 339.2 km

35€ - 55€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Čachtice is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Čachtice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Čachtice is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

Yes, entry into Czech Republic from Slovakia is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Čachtice is to bus via Nove Mesto Nad Vahom which costs 350 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 7h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Čachtice is to drive which costs 900 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Čachtice. However, there are services departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Cachtice via Nove Mesto Nad Vahom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Prague and Čachtice is 288 km. The road distance is 339.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Čachtice without a car is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs 330 Kč - 1 200 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Prague to Čachtice, including transfers.

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Prague to Čachtice train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Čachtice is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs 330 Kč - 1 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 6h 45m.

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Prague to Čachtice train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Nové Mesto nad Váhom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Čachtice is 339 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Prague to Čachtice.

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  • Distance: 287.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Čachtice, Slovakia?

RegioJet operates a train from Prague, hl.n. to Nové Mesto nad Váhom once daily. Tickets cost 11€ - 45€ and the journey takes 4h 48m. Alternatively, Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague Florenc to Trencín twice daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 29€ and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
28€ - 45€
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Phone
+420 543 163 111
Email
objednavky@tourbus.cz
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Trencín
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Trenčín, AS
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Trencín
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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