There are 4 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 43 min

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

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb R / ...
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Plzen Jizni predmest Ex / ...

$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

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Plzen Jizni predmest via Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Pilsen is 65 km. The road distance is 81.9 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 43 min and costs 110 Kč - 150 Kč.

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

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Karlovy Vary to Pilsen bus services, operated by Autobusy Karlovy, depart from Karlovy Vary station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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, you can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen via Cheb in around 3 h 2 min.

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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Plzen Jizni predmest
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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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