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There are 3 ways to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Markt to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf S 5 (10)
  2. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Regional

$28 - $45

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Marktredwitz 141
  2. Take the bus from Marktredwitz to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$15 - $26

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Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary 107.1 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Markt and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Karlovy Vary is 128 km. The road distance is 171.4 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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

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Leipzig to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by S-Bahn, depart from Leipzig Markt station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 24€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Leipzig, Germany and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary via Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Markt to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marktredwitz to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Leipzig to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Karlovy Vary station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Karlovy Vary is 171 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary.

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