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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

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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

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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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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.

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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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Karlovy Vary to Pilsen 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 Pilsen is to bus which takes 1 h 43 min and costs 110 Kč - 150 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140 Kč - 220 Kč and takes 2 h 37 min.

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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, 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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Karlovy Vary to Pilsen bus services, operated by Autobusy Karlovy, arrive at Plzen Station.

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Karlovy Vary to Pilsen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Plzen Jizni predmest station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Pilsen is 82 km. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Pilsen. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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