There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Karlovy Vary by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 854

$23 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Praha, ÚAN Florenc Rj
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary 411450 / ...

$19 - $26

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Prague, Prague Main station 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 854

$27 - $45

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$24 - $47

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Karlovy Vary 284.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Prague, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG) VIE - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice

$112 - $308

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary

$97 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Karlovy Vary is to drive which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The distance between Vienna and Karlovy Vary is 340 km. The road distance is 456 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Vienna to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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

You can take a bus from Vienna to Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague Main station, Muzeum - A, Hradčanská, and Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Karlovy Vary via Praha hl.n. in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Wien to Praha hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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