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There are 9 ways to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Prague
  2. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Český Krumlov
  3. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Dresden to Linz Wissensturm
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Hallstatt

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Hallstatt

Train to Leipzig, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

Train to Leipzig, fly to Salzburg, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Salzburg (SZG)
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

Train to Dresden, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Salzburg

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Salzburg (SZG)
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

Train, bus to Prague, fly to Munich

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC)
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  6. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Germany → Austria
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Conditions of entry into Austria from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Germany.

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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 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hallstatt is 800 555 621.

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

The social distance requirement in Hallstatt is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Austria.

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt is to bus which costs €55 - €65 and takes 11h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Hallstatt via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, Wels Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Hallstatt is 362 km. The road distance is 504.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt without a car is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 21m to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Hallstatt train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €65 and takes 11h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Leipzig Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Zwickau to Hallstatt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Hallstatt station.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt.
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  • Distance: 361.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 21m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Hallstatt, Austria?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Hallstatt via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, Wels Hbf, and Attnang-Puchheim in around 9h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Hallstatt via Prague, Florenc - C, Hlavní nádraží, Prague Main station, Český Krumlov, and Český Krumlov in around 11h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€27 - €40
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €22
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €8
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Dresden to Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Union Ivkoni
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague Main station to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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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Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €32
Website
Bean Shuttle
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet

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