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

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Bus  •  12h 31m

  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 - $76

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Train, bus  •  14h 6m

  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 - $115

Train  •  15h 18m

  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

$69 - $115

Drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary 470.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly from Zagreb, bus  •  6h 58m

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

$76 - $305

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly, bus  •  8h 34m

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

$142 - $741

Shuttle, bus  •  8h 43m

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

$63 - $187

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to bus which costs 290 kn - 490 kn and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary is to fly and bus which costs 490 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 6h 58m.

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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 15h 18m.

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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 12h 31m and costs 290 kn - 490 kn.

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It takes approximately 12h 31m to get from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary, including transfers.

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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 12h 31m and costs 290 kn - 490 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 440 kn - 750 kn and takes 15h 18m.

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

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Zagreb 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 Zagreb to Karlovy Vary.
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  • Distance: 339.2 miles
  • Duration: 12h 31m

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 12h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Karlovy Vary via Wien Hbf and Praha hl.n. in around 15h 18m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Ljubljana to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and 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
3h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.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
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 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.

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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 Main station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Hradčanská to Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Karlovy Vary - Tržnice
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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

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

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There are 801+ hotels available in Karlovy Vary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31m and costs .

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