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There are 6 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Regensburg  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Cheb Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf Ice / ...

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Train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice 655 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ec / ...

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Bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station Prague Florenc Central Bus Station - Cheb Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Linz central train station 197 / ...

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin 424 km

Bus, fly to Vienna, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to St. Valentin

Bus, fly to Munich, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin
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Conditions of entry into Austria from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Austria

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Austria from Czech Republic is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in St. Valentin is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in St. Valentin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in St. Valentin is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

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

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin is to bus which costs 550 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 8h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin is to drive. Taking this option will cost 1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at St. Valentin via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Regensburg Hbf and Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 36m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and St. Valentin is 259 km. The road distance is 424 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin without a car is to train via Regensburg which takes 7h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin 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 St. Valentin is to train via Regensburg which takes 7h 36m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin.
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  • Distance: 258.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 36m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and St. Valentin, Austria?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin via Cheb, Marktredwitz, Regensburg Hbf, and Linz Hbf in around 7h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin via Prague, Linz central train station, and Linz Hbf in around 8h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
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 Karlovy Vary to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€7 - €9
Business
€10 - €13
1st Class
€10 - €13
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €11
1st Class
€8 - €11
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€7 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €10
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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 Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 Flughafen Wien to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
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
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 Karlovy Vary to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Linz central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
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
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin is 424 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Karlovy Vary to St. Valentin.

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