Travel from Czech Republic to Poland is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Kudowa-Zdrój?

Book now

There are 4 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague 854 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP 1301 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague Hradčanská 854 / ...
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Pardubice, hl. nádraží 27
  3. Take the bus from Hradec Králové, Terminál HD to Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP

Train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 607 / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Hradec Kralove Hlavni Nadrazi 923 / ...

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój 282.5 km

Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój by bus

The bus journey time between Karlovy Vary and Kudowa-Zdrój is around 6h 15m and covers a distance of around 296 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 37m. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 48m. Operated by FlixBus, the Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój bus service departs from Karlovy Vary and arrives in Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
4h 38m
Layover time:
1h 37m
Total time:
6h 15m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
5h 48m
Bus distance:
296 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
89 zł
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:20
Last bus departs at:
10:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój bus schedules

Czech Republic → Poland
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Poland from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
Show more details
Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Vatican

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

Show less

Conditions of entry into Poland from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Show less

Rules to follow in Poland

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 Poland from Czech Republic.

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kudowa-Zdrój is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kudowa-Zdrój is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kudowa-Zdrój is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój is to bus which costs 490 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 5h 38m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój is to drive which takes 3h 37m and costs 650 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

More details

The distance between Karlovy Vary and Kudowa-Zdrój is 240 km. The road distance is 282.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój without a car is to bus which takes 5h 38m and costs 490 Kč - 650 Kč.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój, including transfers.

More details

Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlovy Vary station.

More details

The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój is to bus which takes 5h 38m and costs 490 Kč - 650 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 Kč - 900 Kč and takes 7h 40m.

Mode details

Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój is 282 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 240.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Kudowa-Zdrój, Poland?

You can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój via Prague in around 5h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Hradec Kralove Hlavni Nadrazi, and Hradec Králové, Terminál HD in around 7h 40m.

Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Pardubice, hl. nádraží
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19 zł - 50 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
19 zł - 28 zł
1st Class
30 zł - 50 zł
Ceske Drahy
Website
delfi.de
Train from Praha hl.n. to Pardubice hl.n.
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
50 zł - 85 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
50 zł - 65 zł
Business
65 zł - 85 zł
1st Class
70 zł - 85 zł
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Hradec Kralove Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23 zł - 40 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
23 zł - 29 zł
Business
30 zł - 40 zł
1st Class
30 zł - 40 zł
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
40 zł - 55 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45 zł - 60 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague Hradčanská
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 55 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hradec Králové, Terminál HD to Kudowa Zdrój, ul. Główna 11, Dworzec PKP
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
26 zł - 35 zł
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.
For more information, please visit this page

Want to know more about travelling around Poland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Book your Karlovy Vary to Kudowa-Zdrój bus tickets online with FlixBus.

Search and book

There are 19+ hotels available in Kudowa-Zdrój. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

More details