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

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice 854 / ...

$48 - $79

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Train, bus  •  14 h 20 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

$76 - $117

Train  •  15 h 26 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 train from Praha hl.n. to Karlovy Vary R

$77 - $118

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary 470.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly from Zagreb, bus  •  6 h 43 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 - $412

Fly from Ljubljana, bus  •  8 h 26 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 - $747

Shuttle, bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$65 - $191

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 300 kn - 500 kn and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to fly and bus which costs 550 kn - 2.600 kn and takes 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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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 Hbf and Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 26 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Karlovy Vary is 543 km. The road distance is 752.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs 300 kn - 500 kn.

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It takes approximately 13 h 10 min to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Karlovy Vary train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs 300 kn - 500 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 480 kn - 750 kn and takes 15 h 26 min.

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  • Distance: 339.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 10 min

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 ÚAN Florenc in around 13 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary via Wien Hbf and Praha hl.n. in around 15 h 26 min.

Airlines
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
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
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
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
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
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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 Zagreb to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ,Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz
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

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Zagreb to Karlovy Vary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is 753 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary.

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CSA, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Karlovy Vary bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 785+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 9 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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