How to travel from Prague to Banská Bystrica

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from Prague to Banská Bystrica

You can get from Prague to Banská Bystrica by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Prague to Banská Bystrica on Aug 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Prague to Banská Bystrica

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€13) • 5 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€13) • 5 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 231 miles (373 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Prague and Banská Bystrica. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Prague to Banská Bystrica.

Travel Tips: Travel from Prague to Banská Bystrica

Travel to Banská Bystrica easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Banská Bystrica.
FAQs

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Banská Bystrica, Slovakia is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Slovakia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Banská Bystrica from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Slovakia:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Prague and Banská Bystrica.

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Slovakia is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Prague from Banská Bystrica restricted?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Prague from Banská Bystrica?

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 8/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Banská Bystrica closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Banská Bystrica from Prague including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Prague and Banská Bystrica is by taking a train with an average price of $14 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Banská Bystrica:

Taking a train is usually $8 (€7) less than taking a bus to Banská Bystrica, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a flight to Banská Bystrica, which costs on average $29 (€27) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Prague to Banská Bystrica is by train, which takes on average 5 h 27 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Banská Bystrica by bus can take on average 7 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 231 miles (373 km) between Prague and Banská Bystrica.

The average frequency per day from Prague to Banská Bystrica is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Prague and Banská Bystrica as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Prague to Banská Bystrica:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží to Banská Bystrica, Mičínská Cesta 1424/16.
  • Most travelers board their train from Prague and arrive in Banska Bystrica.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Prague to Banská Bystrica:

  • You can travel between Prague and Banská Bystrica by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€20) with Flixbus from Prague to Banská Bystrica.
  • You can travel by train between Prague and Banská Bystrica with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Prague to Banská Bystrica tickets for $14 (€13) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Banská Bystrica? Many Omio customers who go from Prague to Banská Bystrica usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Bratislava, Kraków or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Bratislava, Kraków or Budapest from Banská Bystrica, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Prague to Banská Bystrica, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $22 (€20) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $29 (€27) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $14 (€13) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Prague to Banská Bystrica online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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