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There are 7 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Prague, fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ)
  3. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

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Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Cluj Napoca
  4. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
  5. Take the train from Războieni to Târgu Mureş

Bus to Prague, fly to Sibiu, bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Sibiu (SBZ)
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
  4. Take the train from Alba Iulia to Târgu Mureş

Train, train to Munich, fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus

  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 Cluj-Napoca (CLJ)
  5. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Praha Florenc to Târgu Mureș

Bus via Turda

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Turda
  3. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș

Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș by train

The train journey time between Karlovy Vary and Târgu Mureș is around 33h 9m and covers a distance of around 1410 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 47m. The fastest train normally takes 33h 9m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), RegioJet, Romanian Railways (CFR) and others, the Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș train service departs from Karlovy Vary and arrives in Târgu Mureş. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
21h 21m
Layover time:
11h 47m
Total time:
33h 9m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
33h 9m
Train distance:
1410 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$52
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
19:14
Last train departs at:
19:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș train schedules

Czech Republic → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Czech Republic

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Romania

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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, entry into Romania is currently allowed from Czech Republic.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Târgu Mureș is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Târgu Mureș is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Târgu Mureș is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

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

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Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș is to bus and fly, which costs 1 100 Kč - 2 700 Kč and takes 10h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș is to bus and fly which costs 1 100 Kč - 2 700 Kč and takes 10h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary station to Târgu Mureș. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Târgu Mureș via Praha Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Târgu Mureş via Prague, hl.n., Wien Hbf, Cluj Napoca and Războieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 45m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Târgu Mureș is 954 km. The road distance is 1270.4 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș without a car is to bus which takes 18h 17m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 10h 39m to get from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station.

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Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș 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 Târgu Mureș is to bus which takes 18h 17m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 700 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 100 Kč - 2 800 Kč and takes 24h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș.
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  • Distance: 954.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 39m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Târgu Mureș, Romania?

You can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and Praha Florenc in around 18h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Prague, hl.n., Vienna, Hbf, Wien Hbf, Cluj Napoca, and Războieni in around 24h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Prague to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Munich to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Munich to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Alba Iulia to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Wien Hbf to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$43 - $48
Train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Războieni to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$6 - $7
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
$3 - $5
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
$3 - $4
Business
$4 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $5
Train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
$12 - $16
Business
$17 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
$21 - $26
Business
$30 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $36
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
alex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
oberpfalzbahn - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Marktredwitz to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$27 - $45
Interregional Calatori
Phone
004-0264-596775
Email
office@viaterraspedition.ro
Website
viaterraspedition.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Interregional Calatori
Train from Războieni to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Interregional Calatori
Transferoviar Calatori
Phone
+40 238 434 380
Email
sesizari@transferoviarcalatori.ro
Website
transferoviarcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Train from Războieni to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
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 Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
RegioJet
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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.
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Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Prague to Turda
Ave. Duration
20h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, arrive at Târgu Mureș station.

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Târgu Mureș is 1h ahead of Karlovy Vary. It is currently 4:54 AM in Karlovy Vary and 5:54 AM in Târgu Mureș.

Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Târgu Mureş station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș is 1270 km. It takes approximately 12h 58m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Târgu Mureș.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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