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Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

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Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

We're traveling from Prague to Munich and Im trying to decide on train vs. bus. If I remember correctly I once read that the train gives you some beautiful scenery where as the bus ride is rather plain. Is this true? If time is not a factor which would you choose?

Cheers and happy trails!

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31. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

That is a different company.

Www.bahn.de (German railways) operates several daily buses, seven days a week.

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32. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

so the bus is not actually a bus, but a train (ice?)? Sorry very confused!!

What are the scenic differences between the train and the bus?

regards,

tim

Edited: 2:25 am, September 19, 2013
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33. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

No - it is a bus, but as it is a rail replacement (there is a rail service, as mentioned above, but that is more of a local service - few people use it all the way) it is to all intents and purposes a train. There are no real scenic differences, but the bus is quicker and more comfortable. cd.cz/mezinarodni-cestovani/…

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34. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

Thanks! I assume luggage is stored underneath?

Thanks again!

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35. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

Yes - no need to lift it onto racks, just give it to the driver as you get on and go and find your seat.

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36. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

Thanks :)

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37. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

Hi,

I would like to check the departing station if I'm taking bus 1152 operated by bahn.

Autobusova St Wil? And where exactly would that be in terms of walking directions?

If I'm taking the bus operated by student agency, departing would instead be at Florenc?

Thanks in advance

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38. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

German Railways (DB) and Studentagency operate in partnership on this route so the buses all go from the main railway station (Hlavní nádraží) by the upper entrance on Wilsonova. It is a rail replacement service.

If you are getting a Studentagency bus to Český Krumlov you go to Na Knižecí or if going to Brno/Vienna/most other places then Florenc.

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39. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

Thanks CGEK.

I'm now in Prague and deciding where to go next.

Thanks alot for your advice

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40. Re: Train or Bus to Munich from Prague? Is one more scenic?

Hello,

So the winter schedule just came out yesterday.

I have been trying to book a place on a bus from

Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

to

München ZOB (Hackerbrücke)

using the Bahn.de website

However when I attempt to make a booking and fill out all the information and confirm booking I get this error;

Dear Customer,

No more seats are available on this train, for which a reservation is compulsory

I literally tried this 20 minutes after the schedule and find it hard to believe that it was booked out, and if it was wonder why it is still showing when you look for tickets. Thinking it must be an error. However at this point I cannot make a booking which is frustrating.

Is there any other way to book this train, outside of bahn.de ? I notice czeck rep rail site doesn't even have schedule released yet (any idea when they do? I'm looking for 18th of dec and still only has to the 14th)

Thanks in advanced.

regards, tim