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There are 6 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Zagreb Glavni Kolod Train Station

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Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the night bus from Prague Main station to Zagreb

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb

Bus to Prague, fly

  1. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zagreb (ZAG)

Train, train to Dresden, fly

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
  3. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zagreb (ZAG)

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The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb is to bus which costs 950 Kč - 1 300 Kč and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb is to drive which costs 2 100 Kč - 3 200 Kč and takes 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlovy Vary station to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Zagreb via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb station. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod Train Station via Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 49m.

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It is 543 km from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb. It is approximately 756.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 12h 55m and costs 950 Kč - 1 300 Kč.

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It takes approximately 12h 55m to get from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb, including transfers.

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

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Karlovy Vary to Zagreb 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 Zagreb is to bus which takes 12h 55m and costs 950 Kč - 1 300 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 600 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 16h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 542.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and Prague in around 12h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova in around 16h 49m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 3.600 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.800 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.500 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.800 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.500 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 7.000 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.500 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.900 kn
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85 kn - 140 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
85 kn - 110 kn
Business
110 kn - 140 kn
1st Class
120 kn - 140 kn
Train from Karlovy Vary to Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 kn - 80 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
45 kn - 60 kn
Business
65 kn - 80 kn
1st Class
65 kn - 80 kn
Train from Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29 kn - 50 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
29 kn - 35 kn
Business
40 kn - 50 kn
1st Class
40 kn - 50 kn
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Zagreb Glavni Kolod Train Station
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 490 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
110 kn - 160 kn
1st Class
290 kn - 450 kn
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 Usti Nad Labem Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Website
Railjet
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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
Hourly
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
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
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
250 kn - 300 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Prague Main station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 310 kn
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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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Karlovy Vary to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Karlovy Vary to Zagreb train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Zagreb is 757 km. It takes approximately 7h 6m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Zagreb.

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Brussels Airlines, LOT, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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