There are 4 ways to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz Alex
  2. Take the bus from Marktredwitz to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$38 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg to Plzeň
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen to Loket 481650

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$46 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary 110.8 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Regensburg and arriving at Karlovy Vary - Pivovar via Pilsen and Loket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Regensburg Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Regensburg and Karlovy Vary is 146 km. The road distance is 177.2 km.

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The best way to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Regensburg to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Regensburg station.

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

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The best way to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Regensburg to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by Autobusy Karlovy, arrive at Loket station.

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

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Map of how to get from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary via Marktredwitz and Cheb in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Regensburg to Karlovy Vary via Plzeň, Pilsen, and Loket in around 6 h 5 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 Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Marktredwitz to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Regensburg to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
elines.cz
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Pilsen to Loket
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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