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There are 5 ways to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 854

$17 - $29

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n. R
  2. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Cheb Ex / ...
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary Os / ...

$10 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Český Krumlov Špičák to Praha hl. n. Leo Express
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$16 - $23

Train via Praha hl.n.  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$16 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary 151 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary is to train which costs 230 Kč - 460 Kč and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 600 Kč - 900 Kč and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Cesky Krumlov and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Ceske Budejovice and Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Český Krumlov and Karlovy Vary is 189 km. The road distance is 241.6 km.

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The best way to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 380 Kč - 650 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov station.

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Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Ceske Budejovice station.

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The best way to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 380 Kč - 650 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230 Kč - 460 Kč and takes 6 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 118.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Český Krumlov, Czech Republic and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a bus from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary via Budweis, Ceske Budejovice, Plzen hl.n., and Cheb in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Český Krumlov Špičák to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10

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Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary station.

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Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Karlovy Vary station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary is 242 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary.

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