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There are 9 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Mainz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  6h 50m

  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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

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Bus  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2 Brno Benesova Bus Station - Cheb Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague Zličín to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof N1310

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Train  •  7h 14m

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

Train, bus  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Hof Hbf Re
  3. Take the bus from Hof Hbf to Mainz

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Mainz 411.3 km

Bus to Prague, fly  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly  •  6h 14m

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

Train, train to Dresden, fly  •  7h 23m

  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 Frankfurt (FRA) DRS - FRA

Train, train to Leipzig, fly  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Werdau
  3. Take the train from Werdau, Bahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  4. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Frankfurt (FRA) LEJ - FRA

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The cost-effective way to get from Karlovy Vary to Mainz is to bus, which costs 800 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 10h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Mainz is to drive which costs 1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary station to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Mainz, Hauptbahnhof via Terminál 1 and Prague Zličín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Mainz, Römisches Theater via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Nuernberg Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Mainz is 329 km. The road distance is 411.3 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Mainz without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 6h 50m and costs 1 500 Kč - 2 800 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Karlovy Vary to Mainz, including transfers.

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

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Karlovy Vary to Mainz 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 Mainz is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 6h 50m and costs 1 500 Kč - 2 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 10h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Mainz.
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  • Distance: 328.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Mainz, Germany?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Mainz via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Nuernberg Hbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 6h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Mainz via Prague Airport Terminal 1/2, Terminál 1, Zličín, and Prague Zličín in around 10h 53m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €600
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 Cheb to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Business
€9 - €12
1st Class
€9 - €12
Train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€3 - €4
Business
€4 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €5
Train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €11
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Business
€5 - €7
1st Class
€5 - €7
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
Train from Cheb to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Werdau, Bahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Cheb to Werdau
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
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 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Zličín to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €35
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
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Hof Hbf to Mainz
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Karlovy Vary to Mainz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mainz, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Karlovy Vary to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Mainz is 411 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Mainz.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Prague Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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