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

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

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

$34 - $49

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 49 min

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

$33 - $48

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary 131.6 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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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 Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Karlovy Vary is 155 km. The road distance is 210.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf 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 2 h 4 min to drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 96.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary via Cheb in around 3 h 7 min.

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 Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
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 Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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