There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 6 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 / ...

$76 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

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

$23 - $39

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Würzburg Hbf Re
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$49 - $74

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 11 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 - $253

Fly to Prague, bus  •  6 h 31 min

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

$74 - $247

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary

$107 - $287

Fly to Dresden, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
  3. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary

$96 - $298

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 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary via Bayreuth, Bayreuth in around 7 h 25 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
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
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 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
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 Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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
$6 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Karlovy Vary is 298 km. The road distance is 375 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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

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 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Bayreuth, Bayreuth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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