There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$50 - $73

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Bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 411450

$19 - $47

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Bus, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dresden, Dresden Neustadt 070 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Usti nad Labem hl.n. Ec
  3. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$32 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Karlovy Vary 221 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$72 - $196

Fly to Prague, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Prague (PRG) TXL - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$62 - $279

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Prague Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Usti nad Labem hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Karlovy Vary is 258 km. The road distance is 353.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 161 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Berlin to Karlovy Vary via Usti nad Labem hl.n. in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Karlovy Vary via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc, and Prague Florenc in around 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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 Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dresden, Dresden Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Karlovy Vary is 354 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Berlin to Karlovy Vary.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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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 Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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