How to buy a ticket ?
From ticket machine on the train. Pay in cash or by payment card (Visa, MasterCard).
Price list here.
Important advice for tourists going from Prague (Praha) to Český Krumlov.
If you take a connection with train change in České Budějovice, you have to buy a separate ticket for each section:
Express train Praha – České Budějovice (Czech Railways, ČD)
241 CZK, buy in ticket office at Prague main station (Praha hlavní nádraží) or online: www.cd.cz
Local train České Budějovice – České Krumlov (GW Train, GWTR)
40 CZK, buy from ticket machine on the local train
Timetable information: www.idos.cz
Since 10th December 2017, local trains between České Budějovice and Český Krumlov are operated by private company GW Train. Tickets of Czech Railways (ČD) are no longer valid on these trains!
And when you are going back to Prague…
If you take a connection with train change in České Budějovice, buy a ticket for express train of Czech Railways (ČD) to Prague online (www.cd.cz) or from train staff on the express train.
If you choose the second option, show your ticket from the previous local train (Český Krumlov – České Budějovice) to train staff, you won’t have to pay additional fee 40 CZK for not buying ticket in advance.
We wish you a pleasant journey!