There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Karlovy Vary by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Geneva to Prague, bus  •  6 h 56 min

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

$74 - $273

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 306
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station 142
  3. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$41 - $89

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Train to Lyon, fly to Prague, bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Prague (PRG) LYS - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$127 - $329

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
  4. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary

$188 - $457

Train  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb Re
  5. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary Os / ...

$203 - $339

Bus Tour Bus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Plzen 000259 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen to Loket 481650

$51 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Karlovy Vary 549.5 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Karlovy Vary - Pivovar via Pilsen and Loket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Zürich HB, Stuttgart Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 2 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Karlovy Vary is 670 km. The road distance is 879.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 14 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Geneva to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 14 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 418.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Geneva to Karlovy Vary via Zürich HB, Stuttgart Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Cheb in around 14 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Karlovy Vary via Plzen, Pilsen, and Loket in around 15 h 4 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Geneva to Plzen
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Genève Gare Routiere Place Dorcière to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
elines.cz
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Pilsen to Loket
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Karlovy Vary is 879 km. It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to drive from Geneva to Karlovy Vary.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, CSA and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Karlovy Vary bus tickets online with FlixBus, FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 784+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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