There are 4 ways to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Markt to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf S 5X
  2. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Sokolov Regional

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 167 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 854 / ...

$22 - $38

2 alternative options

Train via Usti nad Labem hl.n.  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n. Ec
  3. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary

$32 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary 107.1 miles

$22 - $35

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 and Sokolov in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 22 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Markt to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Sokolov
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$18 - $40
First
$35 - $70
Train from Dresden Hbf to Usti nad Labem hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary?

The distance between Leipzig and Karlovy Vary is 128 km. The road distance is 171 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary?

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary?

The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs 18€ - 27€.

Is there a direct train between Leipzig and Karlovy Vary?

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 and Sokolov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Leipzig and Karlovy Vary?

No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary?

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.