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

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 Slovak Lines  •  6 h 42 min

  1. 854 / ...

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Rj
  2. Rj

$20 - $27

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Ec
  2. 854 / ...

$23 - $38

Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Ec
  2. Regional

$25 - $38

Night train, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Eurocity
  2. Regional

$25 - $38

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. 287.8 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Vienna, fly to Prague, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. VIE - PRG

$101 - $297

Fly Bratislava to Prague, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. BTS - PRG

$70 - $614

Bus to Vienna, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. VIE - NUE

$87 - $243

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary via Praha and Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary via Praha hl.n. in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Praha
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Bus from Praha Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bratislava and Karlovy Vary is 385 km. The road distance is 461 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 10 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Bratislava and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Bratislava to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.