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There are 8 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) by bus, plane, train, night bus or car

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Bus to Prague, fly

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD)

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Budapest (BUD)

Train, train to Dresden, fly

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
  3. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Budapest (BUD)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague Hradčanská
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Budapest Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Take the night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD)

Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) by bus, subway, walk and train

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10h 51m Average Duration
14 479 Ft Cheapest Price
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Czech Republic → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Czech Republic

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Czech Republic

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Yes, entry into Hungary is currently allowed from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest Airport (BUD) is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Budapest Airport (BUD) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Budapest Airport (BUD) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, returning to Czech Republic from Hungary is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 16 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus and night bus which costs 500 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus and fly which costs 500 Kč - 2 600 Kč and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary station to Budapest Airport (BUD). However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Budapest Airport via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 20m.

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It is 562 km from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD). It is approximately 673.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 51m and costs 900 Kč - 1 600 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD), including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus which takes 11h 20m and costs 500 Kč - 1 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 800 Kč and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD).
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  • Distance: 561.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary?

You can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and Prague in around 11h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Budapest Airport (BUD) via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Budapest-Nyugati, Ferihegy, and Ferihegy vasútállomás in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
46 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 800 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Business
1 400 Ft - 1 700 Ft
1st Class
1 400 Ft - 1 800 Ft
Train from Cheb to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2 700 Ft - 4 600 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
2 700 Ft - 3 300 Ft
Business
3 800 Ft - 4 500 Ft
1st Class
3 900 Ft - 4 600 Ft
Train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 4 100 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
2 500 Ft - 3 000 Ft
Business
3 300 Ft - 4 000 Ft
1st Class
3 400 Ft - 4 100 Ft
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 500 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
1 500 Ft - 1 800 Ft
Business
2 100 Ft - 2 500 Ft
1st Class
2 100 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Business
15 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
1st Class
15 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4 300 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
4 300 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Business
6 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
1st Class
6 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Cheb to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Website
Railjet
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 Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 2 500 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Hradcanska Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 2 800 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft
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 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 4 200 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 700 Ft - 4 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
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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