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Bus to Prague, fly to Budapest, train

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

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Budapest

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

Bus to Prague, fly to Vienna, 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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  4. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Kecskemet

Train, train to Dresden, fly to Budapest

  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)
  4. Take the train from Ferihegy to Kecskemet

Train, train to Munich, fly to Budapest

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Budapest (BUD)
  5. Take the train from Ferihegy to Kecskemet

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Hradcanska Station
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kecskemet

Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kecskemet

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Budapest Nepliget
  3. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Kecskemét Autóbuszállomás

Train via Prague

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Budapest Népliget bus station
  3. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Kecskemét Autóbuszállomás

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét
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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Rules to follow in Hungary

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kecskemét is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kecskemét is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kecskemét 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, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Hungary.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét is to bus which costs 900 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 13h.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét is to bus and fly and train which costs 750 Kč - 2 800 Kč and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary station to Kecskemét. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Kecskemét Autóbuszállomás via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Kecskemet via Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi and Budapest-Nyugati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 58m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Kecskemét is 623 km. The road distance is 733.6 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 15m and costs 950 Kč - 1 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét, including transfers.

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

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Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét 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 Kecskemét is to train which takes 12h 58m and costs 1 800 Kč - 2 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 900 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 13h.

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  • Distance: 623 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Kecskemét, Hungary?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét via Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi and Budapest-Nyugati in around 12h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás in around 13h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 34 000 Ft
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
39 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Kecskemet
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 500 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Koebanya-Kispest to Kecskemet
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 2 000 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 400 Ft - 1 700 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kecskemet
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 2 200 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 000 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
1 000 Ft - 1 300 Ft
Business
1 300 Ft - 1 600 Ft
1st Class
1 300 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2 200 Ft - 3 600 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
2 200 Ft - 2 700 Ft
Business
3 000 Ft - 3 600 Ft
1st Class
3 000 Ft - 3 600 Ft
Train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 300 Ft - 3 800 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
2 300 Ft - 2 800 Ft
Business
3 100 Ft - 3 700 Ft
1st Class
3 200 Ft - 3 800 Ft
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 300 Ft - 2 400 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
1 300 Ft - 1 700 Ft
Business
1 900 Ft - 2 300 Ft
1st Class
2 000 Ft - 2 400 Ft
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Business
14 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
1st Class
14 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
4 000 Ft - 4 900 Ft
Business
5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 7 000 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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4 700 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 300 Ft - 5 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 500 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Hourly
Estimated price
1 700 Ft - 2 400 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Hradcanska Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 2 700 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Budapest Nepliget
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 8 000 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 50m
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 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 4 300 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague Main station to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 12 000 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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Karlovy Vary to Kecskemét train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kecskemet station.

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