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There are 9 ways to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$101 - $144

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Bus  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$32 - $69

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Train via Berlin Hbf (tief)  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Usti nad Labem hl.n. Ec
  3. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$110 - $159

Train via Leipzig Hbf  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Mehltheuer
  3. Take the train from Mehltheuer to Sokolov

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary 386.1 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Nuremberg (NUE) HAM - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary

$87 - $256

Fly to Prague, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Prague (PRG) HAM - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$52 - $209

Fly to Munich, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Munich (MUC) HAM - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Marktredwitz
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary

$109 - $327

Fly to Dresden, train  •  10h 34m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dresden (DRS) HAM - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
  3. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary

$88 - $226

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and Prague Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Usti nad Labem hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 17m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Karlovy Vary is 420 km. The road distance is 617.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 8h 17m and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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

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Hamburg to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 8h 17m and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 11h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 262.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary via Usti nad Labem hl.n. in around 8h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary via Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm, and Prague Florenc in around 11h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $6,000
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $6,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mehltheuer to Sokolov
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freising to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Mehltheuer
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
erfurter-bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Berlin to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Hamburg to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by Autobusy Karlovy, arrive at Karlovy Vary - Tržnice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Karlovy Vary is 618 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Hamburg to Karlovy Vary.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 801+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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