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

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$18 - $31

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Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from München Hauptbahnhof to Plzen
  2. Take the bus from Plzen Station to Karlovy Vary 421232

$18 - $26

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Train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Marktredwitz Alex
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary Os / ...

$69 - $100

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb Re
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary Os / ...

$77 - $112

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Karlovy Vary 185.3 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Prague, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Prague (PRG) MUC - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary

$104 - $330

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Nuremberg (NUE) MUC - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary

$99 - $257

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Karlovy Vary is to train and bus which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Munich and Karlovy Vary is 251 km. The road distance is 296.5 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Karlovy Vary without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 16€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Munich to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Karlovy Vary is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 16€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Munich to Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz and Cheb in around 5 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from München Hauptbahnhof to Plzen
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
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
Bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Plzen Station to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Karlovy Vary is 297 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Munich to Karlovy Vary.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 786+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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