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Travel from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň by train in 2 hours

If you want to know more about the journey from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň by train is 3 hours 1 minute, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours. You'll usually find 16 trains per day traveling the 65 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Plzeň. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by Regiojet for all or at least part of your journey to Plzeň.

Book train tickets from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň in advance instead of buying them on the day and you'll snap up the cheapest fares. You can check prices from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Karlovy Vary to Plzeň by train

Journey timeFrom 2h 0m
Distance40 miles (65 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train04:27
Last train22:26
Departure stationKarlovy Vary
Arrival stationPlzeň
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet

Karlovy Vary to Plzeň train times

Check out the next trains departing from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň for dinsdag sep. 27ste 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:31 08:52 2h 21m, 1 change
07:46 10:52 3h 6m, 1 change
09:27 11:49 2h 22m, direct
09:46 12:52 3h 6m, 1 change
11:27 13:49 2h 22m, direct
12:27 14:52 2h 25m, 1 change
13:27 15:49 2h 22m, direct
14:26 16:52 2h 26m, 1 change
15:27 17:49 2h 22m, direct
16:27 18:52 2h 25m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

FAQs for Karlovy Vary to Plzeň

Want to know more about your journey from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň take?

The average journey time by train between Karlovy Vary and Plzeň is 3 hours and 1 minute, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Karlovy Vary and Plzeň by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň is 2 hours and 0 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň leave?

The first train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň leaves at 04:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň leave?

The last train from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň leaves at 22:26. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Karlovy Vary and Plzeň by train?

Trains travelling from Karlovy Vary to Plzeň cover a distance of around 40 miles (65 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary.

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