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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cesky Krumlov

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Train via Ceske Budejovice

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Cesky Krumlov

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Prague Anděl to Český Krumlov

Drive

  1. Drive from Prague to Český Krumlov

Prague to Český Krumlov by train

The train journey time between Prague and Český Krumlov is around 2h 53m and covers a distance of around 195 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 53m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), the Prague to Český Krumlov train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Cesky Krumlov. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
2h 53m
Fastest train time:
2h 53m
Train distance:
195 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
230 Kč
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:58
Last train departs at:
08:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Český Krumlov train schedules

Prague → Český Krumlov
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Český Krumlov is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Český Krumlov is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Český Krumlov is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Český Krumlov is to bus which costs 290 Kč - 350 Kč and takes 2h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Český Krumlov is to drive. Taking this option will cost 430 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 2h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Anděl and arriving at Český Krumlov. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Cesky Krumlov. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 47m.

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The distance between Prague and Český Krumlov is 142 km. The road distance is 175.4 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Český Krumlov without a car is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs 230 Kč - 390 Kč.

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The train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cesky Krumlov takes 2h 47m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Prague to Český Krumlov bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague Anděl station.

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Prague to Český Krumlov train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Český Krumlov is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs 230 Kč - 390 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 290 Kč - 350 Kč and takes 2h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Český Krumlov.
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  • Distance: 142.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Český Krumlov, Czech Republic?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cesky Krumlov once daily. Tickets cost 230 Kč - 390 Kč and the journey takes 2h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague Anděl to Český Krumlov twice daily. Tickets cost 290 Kč - 350 Kč and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cesky Krumlov
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 Kč - 390 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
230 Kč - 290 Kč
Business
320 Kč - 390 Kč
1st Class
330 Kč - 390 Kč
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
200 Kč - 330 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
200 Kč - 250 Kč
Business
270 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
280 Kč - 330 Kč
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Cesky Krumlov
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30 Kč - 60 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
30 Kč - 45 Kč
Business
45 Kč - 60 Kč
1st Class
45 Kč - 60 Kč
Arriva CZ
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Unknown
Arriva CZ
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Anděl to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 Kč - 350 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Prague to Český Krumlov bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Český Krumlov station.

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Prague to Český Krumlov train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Cesky Krumlov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Český Krumlov is 175 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Prague to Český Krumlov.

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