There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prague, Prague Main station 903
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 854

$46 - $77

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14 h 18 min

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

$68 - $116

Train via Regensburg Hbf  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Meidling Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Regensburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz
  4. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary R / ...

$144 - $224

Train  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kapfenberg Ec
  2. Take the train from Kapfenberg to Praha hl.n. Rj
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$82 - $135

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary 470.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Zagreb to Prague, bus  •  6 h 46 min

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

$89 - $411

Fly Ljubljana to Prague, bus  •  8 h 29 min

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

$143 - $745

Fly Zagreb to Munich, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Munich (MUC) ZAG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Marktredwitz
  3. Take the train from Cheb to Karlovy Vary

$155 - $570

Shuttle, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Praha Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary 411450 / ...

$63 - $189

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 290 kn - 490 kn and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 46 min and costs 550 kn - 2.600 kn.

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The distance between Zagreb and Karlovy Vary is 543 km. The road distance is 753 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 35 min to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Karlovy Vary via Wien Meidling, Regensburg Hbf, Marktredwitz and Cheb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 10 min.

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

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary via Prague, Prague Main station, Muzeum - A, Hradčanská, and Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská in around 12 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary via Wien Meidling, Regensburg Hbf, Marktredwitz, and Cheb in around 15 h 10 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Ljubljana to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Zagreb to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kapfenberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Kapfenberg to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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
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 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freising to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Praha
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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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