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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Hradcanska Station to Karlovy Vary Trznice Bus Station Brno Benesova Bus Station - Cheb Central Bus Station / ...

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Karlovy Vary 606 / ...

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Prague to Karlovy Vary 127.4 km
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 120 Kč - 280 Kč and takes 1h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 1h 46m and costs 500 Kč - 750 Kč.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Hradcanska Station station and arriving at Karlovy Vary Trznice Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Karlovy Vary. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Prague and Karlovy Vary is 112 km. The road distance is 127.4 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Karlovy Vary without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs 120 Kč - 280 Kč.

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The bus from Prague Hradcanska Station to Karlovy Vary Trznice Bus Station takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Prague to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague Hradcanska Station.

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Prague to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Karlovy Vary is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs 120 Kč - 280 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280 Kč - 460 Kč and takes 3h 19m.

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  • Distance: 111.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Prague Hradcanska Station to Karlovy Vary Trznice Bus Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost 120 Kč - 170 Kč and the journey takes 1h 55m. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Karlovy Vary hourly. Tickets cost 280 Kč - 460 Kč and the journey takes 3h 19m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
280 Kč - 460 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
280 Kč - 340 Kč
Business
380 Kč - 460 Kč
1st Class
390 Kč - 460 Kč
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague Hradcanska Station to Karlovy Vary Trznice Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
120 Kč - 170 Kč
Website
RegioJet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
220 Kč - 280 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Prague to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Karlovy Vary Trznice Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Karlovy Vary is 127 km. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Prague to Karlovy Vary.

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