There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Karlovy Vary 608 / ...

921 Kč - 1 677 Kč

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Bus  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 854 / ...

520 Kč - 2 786 Kč

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Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Karlovy Vary 356.6 km

1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč

Fly, bus  •  8h 17m

  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

2 143 Kč - 7 424 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 19€ - 110€ and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Berlin and Karlovy Vary is 258 km. The road distance is 356.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs 30€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Berlin to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs 30€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 110€ and takes 7h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 257.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Karlovy Vary via Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi in around 6h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 7h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 000 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 000 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 10 000 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 7 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 12 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Prague via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
3 400 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
Railjet
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
160 Kč - 260 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
160 Kč - 200 Kč
Business
210 Kč - 260 Kč
1st Class
220 Kč - 260 Kč
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
280 Kč - 390 Kč
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
480 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
240 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 Kč - 290 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 2 500 Kč
Website
Comati PSG

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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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 357 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Berlin to Karlovy Vary.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Baltic, Swiss and seven other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Prague Airport.

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

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There are 709+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at 2 250 Kč 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 2€ - 3€.

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