There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Pilsen by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň RegioJet / ...

$4 - $14

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 42 min

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

$4 - $7

Line 180 bus, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 180 bus from Prašný most to Zličín 180
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Zličín to Plzeň, Pilsen 851

$5 - $9

Rideshare  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Prague to Plzeň 56.9 miles

$6

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Prague to Pilsen 57 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Pilsen 57 miles

$10 - $15

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Plzeň. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Plzen hl.n.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Prague and Pilsen is 84 km. The road distance is 91.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Pilsen without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Prague to Pilsen bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Pilsen is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Prague to Pilsen bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Plzeň station.

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Prague to Pilsen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Plzen hl.n. station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Pilsen.
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  • Distance: 52.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

Eurolines CZ operates a bus from Prague to Pilsen twice a week. Tickets cost $4 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Pilsen hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Praha to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
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 Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Zličín to Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prague Public Transit Co.
Phone
296 19 18 17
Website
dpp.cz
Bus from Prašný most to Zličín
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Prague Public Transit Co.
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Prague to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Prague to Pilsen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Prague Taxi
Phone
+420 773 642 758
Website
prague-taxi.feliks.cz
Taxi Praha
Phone
+420 222 111 000
Website
taxi-praha.cz
Nejlevnější - Taxi
Phone
+420 226 000 226
Website
nejlevnejsi-taxi.cz
Taxi-Prague
Phone
+420 778 800 288
Website
taxi-prague.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Pilsen is 91 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Prague to Pilsen.

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Book your Prague to Pilsen bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Pilsen. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Prague and Pilsen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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