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There are 6 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Hradcanska Station
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Čadca, žel.st.

Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Čadca, žel.st.

Bus via Prague

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague Roztyly to Žilina bus station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Žilina, AS

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Čadca

Bus, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE)
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zilina

Karlovy Vary to Čadca by bus, subway, walk and train

The journey time between Karlovy Vary and Čadca is around 7h 55m and covers a distance of around 568 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 44m. Operated by RegioJet, FlixBus, Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy, akciová společnost and others, the Karlovy Vary to Čadca service departs from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arrives in Čadca, žel.st.. Typically 32 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 46m
Layover time:
1h 9m
Total time:
7h 55m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 44m
Journey distance:
568 km
Services per week:
32
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlovy Vary to Čadca bus, subway, walk and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca is to bus, which costs 460 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca is to drive which costs 1 500 Kč - 2 300 Kč and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Čadca. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Čadca, žel.st. via Prague, hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Čadca is 433 km. The road distance is 552.4 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 43m and costs 410 Kč - 1 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Čadca train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Karlovy Vary station.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca is to train which takes 8h 47m and costs 500 Kč - 1 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus via Prague, which costs 700 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Karlovy Vary to Čadca train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Čadca, žel.st. station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Čadca.
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  • Distance: 433.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 43m

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

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Čadca via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and Prague, hl.n. in around 8h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Čadca via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station, Florenc - C, Roztyly, Prague Roztyly, Žilina bus station, and Zilina in around 10h 30m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €490
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Čadca, žel.st.
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €40
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€25 - €40
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cadca
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€19 - €24
Business
€27 - €33
1st Class
€28 - €33
Train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €19
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€11 - €14
Business
€15 - €18
1st Class
€15 - €19
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cadca
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€12 - €18
Economy Plus
€18 - €27
Business
€23 - €35
Premium
€30 - €50
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Hradcanska Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Žilina, AS
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague Hradčanská
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague Roztyly to Žilina bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Žilina bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Čadca is 552 km. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Čadca.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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