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There are 10 ways to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin Ks / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n. Ex / ...
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 854

$27 - $42

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Train Leo Express s.r.o.  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice Ligota to Praha Leo Express
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$22 - $64

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Train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Praha hl.n. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$25 - $37

Bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 411450

$35 - $42

Train via Bohumin  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin Ks / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n. Ex / ...
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$27 - $41

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Karlovy Vary 367.8 miles

$65 - $95

Bus to Krakow, fly, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Prague (PRG) KRK - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$98 - $351

Fly from Katowice, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Prague (PRG) KTW - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$66 - $252

Train to Ostrava, fly, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Ostrava-Svinov
  2. Fly from Ostrava (OSR) to Prague (PRG) OSR - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$95 - $436

Train to Vienna, fly, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG) VIE - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$121 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary is to train which costs 90 zł - 140 zł and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 240 zł - 360 zł and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Prague Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 18 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Karlovy Vary is 438 km. The road distance is 588.5 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs 100 zł - 160 zł.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Katowice to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by Agat, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 9 h 18 min and costs 90 zł - 140 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 160 zł and takes 9 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 273.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Katowice to Karlovy Vary via Praha hl.n. in around 9 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katowice to Karlovy Vary via Praha ÚAN Florenc and Prague Florenc in around 9 h 38 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Flights from Katowice to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Ostrava to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
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Train from Katowice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Katowice to Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Train from Bohumín to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$18 - $20
Premium
$29 - $40
Train from Katowice to Praha
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $11
Business
$21 - $24
Premium
$35 - $45
Train from Katowice Ligota to Praha
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $11
Business
$21 - $24
Premium
$35 - $45
Train from Katowice to Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Kraków, Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Katowice to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
agat.eu
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Katowice to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by Autobusy Karlovy, arrive at Karlovy Vary - Tržnice station.

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Katowice to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Karlovy Vary station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Karlovy Vary is 589 km. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Katowice to Karlovy Vary.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 775+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs 27 zł.

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