Travel from Czech Republic to Germany 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 Paderborn?

Book now

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

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

Recommended

Train via Nuremberg

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Gößnitz to Göttingen
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Paderborn Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Hof Train Station to Kassel Grüner Waldweg
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn

Bus to Prague, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf

Train, train to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf

  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 Dusseldorf (DUS)
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf

Train, train to Munich, fly to Paderborn

  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 Paderborn (PAD)

Bus to Prague, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf

Train, train to Dresden, fly to Cologne Bonn

  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 Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  4. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Unna
  5. Take the train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf
Czech Republic → Germany
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Show less

Rules to follow in Germany

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 Germany 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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paderborn is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Paderborn is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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 Paderborn is to drive which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč and takes 4h 19m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn is to drive which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč and takes 4h 19m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Paderborn Hbf via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Nuernberg Hbf and Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

More details

The distance between Karlovy Vary and Paderborn is 332 km. The road distance is 494.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 7h 40m and costs 1 800 Kč - 4 000 Kč.

More details

It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn, including transfers.

More details

Karlovy Vary to Paderborn train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, depart from Karlovy Vary station.

More details

The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

Search flights

Karlovy Vary to Paderborn train services, operated by NordWestBahn, arrive at Paderborn Hbf station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Paderborn is 495 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 332.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 40m

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

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Paderborn via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Nuernberg Hbf, and Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe in around 7h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Munich to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €340
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Dresden to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €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 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 Gößnitz to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
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 Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Cheb to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.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 Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Railjet
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Unna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Phone
+49 9126 288825
Website
train-rental.com
Train from Unna, Bahnhof to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Bus operators
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Hof Train Station to Kassel Grüner Waldweg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP
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
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

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

KLM, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

Search flights

Book your Karlovy Vary to Paderborn train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

There are 49+ hotels available in Paderborn. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details