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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n. Regional
  2. Take the bus from Plzen Station to Karlovy Vary 421232

$13 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 12 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 - Tržnice 854 / ...

$14 - $31

Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n.
  2. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Marianske Lazne Sp
  3. Take the train from Marianske Lazne to Karlovy Vary dolni n.

$13 - $23

Train via Cheb  •  7 h 4 min

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

$13 - $21

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary 151 miles

$27 - $40

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 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary via Budweis, Ceske Budejovice, Plzen hl.n., and Marianske Lazne in around 6 h 32 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Marianske Lazne
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cd.cz
Train from Marianske Lazne to Karlovy Vary dolni n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Plzen Station to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz
FlixBus
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 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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 aut. nádr. to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Český Krumlov and Karlovy Vary is 189 km. The road distance is 242 km.

The cheapest way to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary is to train and bus which costs 260 Kč - 450 Kč and takes 6 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 3 h 42 min and costs 550 Kč - 850 Kč.

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, Plzen hl.n. and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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 - Tržnice via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Český Krumlov to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.