There are 3 ways to get from Jena to Karlovy Vary by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Jena, Jena central bus station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station 229
  2. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$15 - $25

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (tief) to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary

$54 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Jena to Karlovy Vary 123.1 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Jena to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Jena to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jena station to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Jena, Jena central bus station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Jena to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Jena Paradies and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Leipzig Hbf (tief) and Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Jena and Karlovy Vary is 119 km. The road distance is 197 km.

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The best way to get from Jena to Karlovy Vary without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs 13€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Jena to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Jena to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 74.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a bus from Jena to Karlovy Vary via Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jena to Karlovy Vary via Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, Leipzig Hbf (tief), and Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf in around 6 h 42 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Jena Paradies to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 - $27
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf (tief) to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Jena, Jena central bus station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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