Prague to Karlovy Vary bus

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Prague - Karlovy Vary Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 83 intercity buses per day from Prague to Karlovy Vary. Traveling by bus from Prague to Karlovy Vary usually takes around one hour and 58 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 35 minutes.

Distance70 mi (113 km)
Shortest duration1h 35m
Cheapest price$6.93
Trips per day83
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Prague to Karlovy Vary?

Bus tickets for a trip from Prague to Karlovy Vary cost $9.65 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from Prague to Karlovy Vary are usually around $7 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Prague to Karlovy Vary?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Prague to Karlovy Vary that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 44 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus441h 59m$10.46
RegioJet781h 58m$9.62
  • 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 44 trips from Prague to Karlovy Vary, and usually makes the trip in about 1 hours and 59 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book RegioJet from Prague to Karlovy Vary from $7. There are 78 trips per day offered by RegioJet from Prague to Karlovy Vary and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Karlovy Vary. In Prague, RegioJet departs to Karlovy Vary from Prague Florenc Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Karlovy Vary, RegioJet arrives at Terminál and one other station.

    An average trip on RegioJet from Prague to Karlovy Vary takes 1 hours and 58 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Karlovy Vary in 1 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, RegioJet offers 78 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Karlovy Vary.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 58 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Karlovy Vary at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Prague to Karlovy Vary, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 83 scheduled buses that travel from Prague to Karlovy Vary every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Prague to Karlovy Vary without transferring.

City Information


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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Prague?

Prague Florenc Central Bus Station  - CZPRGDEFLX-0

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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

  • Hradčanská

  • Aviatická 1017/2

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.

All bus stations in Karlovy Vary:

  • Terminál

  • Tržnice

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