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There are 9 ways to get from Prague to Zvolen by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus Tour Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Zvolen 000117

$24 - $48

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Train  •  8 h 14 min

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

$23 - $34

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Bus Turancar  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha to Zvolen 609702

$23 - $52

Train via Bratislava hl.st.  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen osobna stanica R

$26 - $38

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Zvolen 330.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen osobna stanica

$113 - $308

Fly to Budapest, night bus  •  8 h 17 min

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

$90 - $253

Fly to Ostrava, train  •  8 h 44 min

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

$94 - $432

Fly to Bratislava, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bratislava (BTS) PRG - BTS
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen osobna stanica

$73 - $618

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Zvolen is to train which costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Zvolen is to drive which costs 1 500 Kč - 2 200 Kč and takes 4 h 54 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 14 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 bus which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 500 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Prague to Zvolen, including transfers.

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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 bus which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 500 Kč - 1 100 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Prague to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 238.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

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

Tour Bus operates a bus from Prague to Zvolen twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Zvolen via Zilina in around 8 h 14 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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 Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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, Friday, 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 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Ostrava, Ostrava-Svinov to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Žilina, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ostrava, Svinov to Žilina, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Žilina
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $45
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Business
$21 - $24
Premium
$30 - $45
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $9
Premium
$12 - $16
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zilina to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen osobna stanica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Praha to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
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

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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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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Zvolen. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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