Buses from Prague to Karlovy Vary
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There are 30 intercity buses per day from Prague to Karlovy Vary. Traveling by bus from Prague to Karlovy Vary usually takes around one hour and 52 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 35 minutes.
|Distance||70 mi (113 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 35m|
|Trips per day||30|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
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What bus companies travel from Prague to Karlovy Vary?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Prague to Karlovy Vary. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
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First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 30 trips from Prague to Karlovy Vary, and usually makes the trip in about 1 hours and 52 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Prague to Karlovy Vary during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Prague to Karlovy Vary?
The bus takes an average of one hour and 52 minutes to cover the 70 miles from Prague to Karlovy Vary. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 35 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Prague?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Prague to Karlovy Vary, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.
Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.
Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.
Where does the bus leave from in Prague?
Main departure station: Prague Florenc Bus Station
Prague Florenc Central Bus Station is the city's largest and busiest bus station. The station complex is fully equipped with all the modern amenities you could ask for, including information services, luggage storage, public toilets, restaurants, and shops. Bus lines including FlixBus and RegioJet stop at the station, and Prague's central train station is less than 2km away for connections to rail travel. Right outside the bus station, you'll find the Florenc Metro stop, a hotel, several restaurants, and excellent shopping.
All bus stations in Prague:
Prague Florenc Bus Station
Where does the bus arrive in Karlovy Vary?
Main arrival station: Terminál
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Karlovy Vary.
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