There are 5 ways to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf R3
  2. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

421 Kč - 496 Kč

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Train, bus via Marktredwitz  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Pegnitz R3
  2. Take the train from Pegnitz to Marktredwitz Re
  3. Take the bus from Marktredwitz to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

592 Kč - 764 Kč

Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station 134 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

441 Kč - 540 Kč

Train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Pegnitz R3
  2. Take the train from Pegnitz to Marktredwitz Re
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary Re / ...

482 Kč - 644 Kč

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary 210.8 km

650 Kč - 1 000 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to train and bus which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Pegnitz, Marktredwitz and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Karlovy Vary is 155 km. The road distance is 210.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 49m and costs 15€ - 19€.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nuremberg station.

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Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by VGN, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 155 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

You can take a bus from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary via Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station in around 4h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary via Pegnitz, Marktredwitz, and Cheb in around 4h 47m.

Train operators
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 Kč - 200 Kč
Website
VGN
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Pegnitz
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
140 Kč - 160 Kč
Website
VGN
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Pegnitz to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 Kč - 380 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.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
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 Kč - 110 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
70 Kč - 90 Kč
Business
90 Kč - 110 Kč
1st Class
90 Kč - 110 Kč
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marktredwitz to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
180 Kč - 230 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
200 Kč - 240 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs 16€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 4h 47m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary.

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