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

Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Ec / ...
  2. R / ...

$19 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. 060 / ...
  2. 854 / ...

$11 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. 106.6 miles

$22 - $35

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

You can take a train from Dresden to Karlovy Vary via Usti nad Labem hl.n. in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden to Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 4 h 37 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Drážďany, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dresden and Karlovy Vary is 110 km. The road distance is 170 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 9€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Dresden to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 19€ - 28€.

No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Usti nad Labem hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dresden to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Dresden to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.