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from Vienna to České Budějovice

You can get from Vienna to České Budějovice by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to České Budějovice on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:39AMVienna7h36 06:15PMČeské Budějovice, Autobusové nádraží
1 changes
$251One-way
Cheapest
06:39AMVienna7h36 02:15PMČeské Budějovice, Autobusové nádraží
1 changes
$231One-way
Other options
10:50PMVienna11h25 10:15AMČeské Budějovice, Autobusové nádraží
2 changes
$411One-way
07:45PMVienna12h30 08:15AMČeské Budějovice, Autobusové nádraží
1 changes
$411One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
$20RegioJet a.s.
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Sep 27
$20RegioJet a.s.
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Sep 29
$20RegioJet a.s.
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Sep 30
$20RegioJet a.s.
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Oct 1
$20RegioJet a.s.
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Oct 2
$20RegioJet a.s.
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Travel Information between Vienna and České Budějovice

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus or train to travel 101 miles (163 km) from Vienna to České Budějovice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Vienna to České Budějovice.

Travel Tips

Travel from Vienna to České Budějovice
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to České Budějovice, Czechia from Vienna, Austria currently allowed?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to České Budějovice, Czechia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into České Budějovice from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to České Budějovice, Czechia from Vienna?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in České Budějovice, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Vienna and České Budějovice closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from České Budějovice, Czechia?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from České Budějovice, Czechia?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from České Budějovice?

  • 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 who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from České Budějovice here.

How do I get from Vienna to České Budějovice?

There are 2 travel options from Vienna to České Budějovice: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Vienna to České Budějovice?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to České Budějovice is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to České Budějovice:

Taking a train is usually $14 (€11) less than taking a bus to České Budějovice, which costs on average $36 (€29) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Vienna to České Budějovice?

The fastest way to get to České Budějovice from Vienna is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 50 min.

Other travel options to České Budějovice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to České Budějovice by bus can take on average 7 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to České Budějovice?

You should expect to travel around 101 miles (163 km) between Vienna and České Budějovice.

How many services a day are there from Vienna to České Budějovice?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to České Budějovice is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Vienna to České Budějovice as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Vienna and České Budějovice, where do I depart from Vienna and where do I arrive in České Budějovice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Vienna to České Budějovice:

  • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in České Budějovice.
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in České Budějovice at České Budějovice, Autobusove Nadrazi.
Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to České Budějovice?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vienna to České Budějovice:

  • You can go to České Budějovice from Vienna by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $36 (€29) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Vienna to České Budějovice on Omio.
  • You can go to České Budějovice from Vienna by train with RegioJet a. S. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with RegioJet a. S. From Vienna to České Budějovice on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Vienna and České Budějovice?

Yes, there are direct services available from Vienna to České Budějovice with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 7 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to České Budějovice as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Vienna and České Budějovice.

Where should I go next after I travel from Vienna to České Budějovice?
Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to České Budějovice don't make České Budějovice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after České Budějovice are Prague, Český Krumlov or Linz, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from České Budějovice to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Vienna to České Budějovice one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Vienna to České Budějovice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $36 (€29) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Vienna to České Budějovice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
České Budějovice
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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