There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb Re
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary R / ...

$81 - $119

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$22 - $40

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Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary 234.4 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$120 - $248

Fly to Prague, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$73 - $251

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Nürnberg Hbf and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Karlovy Vary is 298 km. The road distance is 375.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary via Nürnberg Hbf and Cheb in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $8

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary is 375 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The nearest airport to Karlovy Vary is Karlovy Vary (KLV) Airport which is 4.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Prague (PRG) (100.4 km) and Nuremberg (NUE) (152.5 km).

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There are 778+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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