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

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Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm Ice

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Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station 854
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Zob 083
  3. Take the bus from Zob to Jenbach station 485

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Train via Munich  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Muenchen Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm Ice

Train #2  •  11h

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel 425.5 km

Bus, fly, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
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International entry into Austria from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Conditions of entry into Austria from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria 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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kitzbühel is 800 555 621.

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

The social distance requirement in Kitzbühel is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

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

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Last updated: 25 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel is to drive, which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel is to drive which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm via Cheb, Marktredwitz and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Kitzbühel is 312 km. The road distance is 425.5 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel 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 Kitzbühel is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 850 Kč - 2 800 Kč and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel.
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  • Distance: 311.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Kitzbühel, Austria?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel via Cheb, Marktredwitz, and Nuernberg Hbf in around 7h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel via Prague, Zob, Jenbach station, Jenbach, and Woergl Hbf in around 12h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
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
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€2 - €4
Business
€3 - €5
1st Class
€3 - €5
Train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€7 - €9
Business
€10 - €12
1st Class
€10 - €13
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €25
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€14 - €18
Business
€20 - €25
1st Class
€21 - €25
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
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Marktredwitz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €22
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 Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €27
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 Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
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
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zob to Jenbach station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
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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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel is 425 km. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Kitzbühel.

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