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There are 7 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station 854
  2. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Győr bus station
  3. Take the bus from Győr to Keszthely

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Train, bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 607 / ...
  2. Take the train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Gyor Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Győr to Keszthely

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Train  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 607 / ...
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer Rjx / ...
  4. Take the train from Gyoer to Keszthely Ir

Train via Regensburg  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer Rjx / ...
  5. Take the train from Gyoer to Keszthely Ir

Drive  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely 673.6 km

Bus, fly to Vienna, train  •  9h 18m

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

Bus, fly to Budapest, train  •  8h 57m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely is to bus which costs 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 12h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely is to drive which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Keszthely via Prague, hl.n., Wien Hbf and Gyoer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 21m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Keszthely is 502 km. The road distance is 673.6 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely without a car is to bus which takes 12h 48m and costs 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč.

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It takes approximately 12h 48m to get from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Keszthely 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 Keszthely is to bus which takes 12h 48m and costs 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 950 Kč - 1 800 Kč and takes 13h 21m.

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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 Keszthely train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Keszthely station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely.
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  • Distance: 502 km
  • Duration: 12h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station, Florenc - C, Hlavní nádraží, Prague Main station, and Győr in around 12h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Keszthely via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Prague, hl.n., Vienna, Hbf, Wien Hbf, and Gyoer in around 13h 21m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 90 000 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
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
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 - 6 500 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
6 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Business
9 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
1st Class
9 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3 600 Ft - 5 500 Ft
1st Class
8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 4 200 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
1 600 Ft - 2 300 Ft
1st Class
2 700 Ft - 4 200 Ft
Train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Gyor Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
4 100 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4 100 Ft - 6 000 Ft
1st Class
10 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
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 Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyoer to Keszthely
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 600 Ft - 3 200 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Keszthely
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 200 Ft - 3 900 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
1st Class
19 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
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
1 900 Ft - 2 700 Ft
Website
RegioJet
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
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
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 4 300 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague Main station to Győr bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 9 500 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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