There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Zvolen by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Zilina Le / ...
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Zvolen mesto R

$24 - $36

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Train via Ostrava-Svinov  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Ostrava-Svinov Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Zvolen mesto R

$22 - $34

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Zvolen 000117

$24 - $47

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Zvolen 330.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Ostrava, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ostrava (OSR) PRG - OSR
  2. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Zvolen mesto

$93 - $430

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zvolen

$107 - $307

Fly to Budapest, night bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD
  2. Take the night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen

$88 - $259

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Zvolen is to train which costs 470 Kč - 750 Kč and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Zvolen is to drive which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Prague Florenc and arriving at Zvolen - Západ obchvat via Zvolen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Zvolen mesto via Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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The distance between Prague and Zvolen is 382 km. The road distance is 528.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Zvolen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Prague to Zvolen, including transfers.

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Prague to Zvolen bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Prague Florenc station.

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Prague to Zvolen 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 Zvolen is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 8 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 238.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Prague to Zvolen via Zilina in around 8 h 1 min. Alternatively, Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague to Zvolen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 18 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Žilina
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$23 - $26
Premium
$35 - $50
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
sadlc.sk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Ostrava Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Prague to Zvolen bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Zvolen station.

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Prague to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen mesto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Zvolen is 529 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Prague to Zvolen.

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CSA offers flights from Prague Airport to Ostrava Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Zvolen. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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