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There are 4 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi 607 / ...
  2. Take the train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...

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Bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station Prague Florenc Central Bus Station - Cheb Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...

2 alternative options

Train via Zwickau  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf 171.9 km
Czech Republic → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dresden Hbf is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dresden Hbf is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dresden Hbf is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Germany.

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Last updated: 22 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf is to train which costs 250 Kč - 390 Kč and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf is to drive which costs 480 Kč - 750 Kč and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary station to Dresden Hbf. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. via Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Dresden Hbf via Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Dresden Hbf is 108 km. The road distance is 171.9 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs 250 Kč - 390 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station.

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Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, depart from Karlovy Vary station.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs 250 Kč - 390 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250 Kč - 3 300 Kč and takes 4h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf.
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  • Distance: 108.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf via Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf via Prague, ÚAN Florenc in around 4h 49m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €11
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€4 - €5
Business
€5 - €7
1st Class
€5 - €7
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
€9 - €14
Website
Railjet
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
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 Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
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 to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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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Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Website
Comati PSG
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Prague Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP

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Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. station.

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Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf is 172 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Dresden Hbf.

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