To get to České Budějovice from the Vaclav Havel airport it is necessary to get to the Main railway station (about 30 minutes journey), than to catch a train to České Budějovice (about 2,5 hours journey)
Connection to the Main Railway station
The AE bus line operates daily at regular 30-minute intervals. The interval between connections is shorter during the summer period. In the direction of Václav Havel Airport Prague, this connection can be used from 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., and in the opposite direction from 5:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. In addition, there is a morning connection to the airport departing at 5:30. The line is served mostly by low-floor buses providing easy boarding and sufficient space for stowing luggage. The journey takes about 30 - 45 minutes. You buy the ticket directly from the driver. The cost is 60 CZK (Attention: usual Prague Public Transport tickets cannot be used in the AE buses). Your Luggage is free of charge.
Follow this sign board
The connection between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Prague city centre is provided by public transport bus lines which operate at regular few-minute intervals. Bus stops are located directly in front of terminals.
Public Transport Ticket Sale
Public Transport counters in Arrival Halls of Terminals 1 & 2 (from 7 am to 10 pm),
Automats placed at bus stops (cash required),
From a bus driver (cash required).
At the Railway station, you get to the ticket office, where you buy a single ticket to České Budějovice (price 240 - 260 CZK). The journey should not take longer than 3 hours. You can search the train timetable to “České Budějovice” here