In general, buses are faster and cheaper, while trains are easier to navigate and a bit more comfortable. Bus drivers don’t typically announce the stops, so when boarding, ask the driver to let you know when you should get off. If you are planning a trip, it’s worth it to know your options ahead of time; visit www.idos.cz for an online timetable (an English version is available). If you are taking a bus from Florenc, go to the station a day or two before your trip and purchase your tickets. People with tickets board first, and you’ll get an assigned seat (and not have to stand). The ticket will be printed with the platform number. There’s a computer in the Florenc station where you can check bus times as well.