There are 5 ways to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$85 - $137

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Weimar, Weimar central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train 029
  2. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$21 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Weimar, Weimar central station to Coburg 029
  2. Take the train from Coburg to Bayreuth Hbf ag
  3. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary 068

$39 - $61

Bus, train via Cheb  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Weimar, Weimar central station to Coburg 029
  2. Take the train from Coburg to Marktredwitz ag
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary Os / ...

$50 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Weimar to Karlovy Vary 138.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Weimar station to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Weimar, Weimar central station and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary via Bamberg, Bamberg train. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Weimar to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Weimar and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Erfurt Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Weimar and Karlovy Vary is 137 km. The road distance is 222.1 km.

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The best way to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary without a car is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Weimar to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Weimar, Weimar central station.

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

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The best way to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 70€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Weimar to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Weimar to Karlovy Vary via Erfurt Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Cheb in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weimar to Karlovy Vary via Bamberg, Bamberg train in around 7 h 50 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Coburg to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Coburg to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Weimar, Weimar central station to Coburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Weimar, Weimar central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Weimar to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Weimar to Karlovy Vary is 222 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Weimar to Karlovy Vary.

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There are 785+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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