Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
For short distances like between Budweis and Pilsen, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
Which stations serve the rail line Budweis - Pilsen?
You can take the train to Pilsen at České Budějovice, which arrives at Plzeň Hl.n..
How long does it take from Budweis to Pilsen and when do the trains leave?
The first train to Pilsen leaves at 08:08, whereas the last one at 20:08. To get from Budweis to Pilsen by train, you will need 1 hour and 53 minutes.