There are 3 ways to get from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary by bus, train 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

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$11 - $19

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb Re
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary R / ...

$32 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary 104.5 miles

$22 - $35

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary via Nürnberg Hbf and Cheb in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bamberg and Karlovy Vary is 145 km. The road distance is 167 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs 18€ - 28€.

No, there is no direct train from Bamberg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Bamberg and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Nürnberg Hbf and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bamberg, Bamberg train and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

The bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.