There are 4 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen by bus, train, taxi 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  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Station 421232

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Jizni predmest Sp

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen 51.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen 51.2 miles

$9 - $14

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

Autobusy Karlovy operates a bus from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen twice a week. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Jizni predmest
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz
Other operators
Taxi from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Jaroslava Dietzová - Centrum Taxi
Phone
+420 353 222 998
Jan Bican - Taxi Otava
Phone
+420 353 229 245

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Karlovy Vary and Pilsen is 65 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen is to bus which costs 110 Kč - 150 Kč and takes 1 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen is to taxi which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 2 500 Kč - 3 100 Kč.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Plzen Jizni predmest. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Plzen Station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

The bus from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Station takes 1 h 43 min including transfers and departs twice a week.