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There are 2 ways to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary by train or car

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Train  •  3h 14m

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

699 Kč - 982 Kč

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Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary 211.4 km

550 Kč - 900 Kč

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea and Singapore

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Czech Republic from Germany is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Karlovy Vary is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karlovy Vary is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Karlovy Vary is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

Yes, entry into Germany from Czech Republic is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 1h 57m and costs 22€ - 35€.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Nuernberg Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Karlovy Vary is 155 km. The road distance is 211.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Nuernberg 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 1h 57m to drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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  • Distance: 155 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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 3h 14m.

Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
600 Kč - 900 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
51 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

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