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

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Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb R / ...
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Nürnberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$72 - $109

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Bus  •  7 h

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

$22 - $40

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Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main 245.2 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Prague, fly  •  5 h 48 min

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

$75 - $251

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NUE - FRA

$115 - $238

Train, train to Leipzig, fly  •  7 h 4 min

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

$107 - $285

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 500 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Cheb and Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Frankfurt am Main is 298 km. The road distance is 392.3 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary station.

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Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main via Cheb and Nürnberg Hbf in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary to Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main is 392 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Karlovy Vary to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 677+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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