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Budapest to Karlovy Vary by train

It takes an average of 12h 52m to travel from Budapest to Karlovy Vary by train, over a distance of around 338 miles (544 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Karlovy Vary and tickets for this journey start from €79.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 49m
Price€79.90 - €184.90
Distance338 miles (544 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationBudapest
Arrival stationKarlovy Vary
Changes1 change

Budapest to Karlovy Vary train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Karlovy Vary for Tuesday 13th April 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:52 05:20 12h 28m, 1 change
06:12 05:20 11h 8m, 2 changes
06:30 05:44 11h 14m, 6 changes
06:30 06:19 11h 49m, 4 changes
07:46 07:19 11h 33m, 4 changes
08:14 07:20 11h 6m, 1 change
09:46 09:19 11h 33m, 4 changes
10:14 09:20 11h 6m, 1 change
01:46 06:24 16h 38m, 6 changes
02:26 06:24 15h 58m, 7 changes

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Karlovy Vary

The price of train tickets from Budapest to Karlovy Vary starts at €79.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.
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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 Budapest to Karlovy Vary 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.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Budapest to Karlovy Vary? 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 Budapest to Karlovy Vary take?

The average journey time by train between Budapest and Karlovy Vary is 12 hours and 52 minutes, with around 18 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 Budapest and Karlovy Vary by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Budapest to Karlovy Vary is 10 hours and 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Budapest to Karlovy Vary cost?

Train ticket prices from Budapest to Karlovy Vary can start from as little as €79.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Budapest to Karlovy Vary?

No, there are no direct train services from Budapest to Karlovy Vary. Travelling from Budapest to Karlovy Vary by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Budapest to Karlovy Vary leaves at 01:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Budapest to Karlovy Vary leaves at 10:14. 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 Budapest and Karlovy Vary by train?

Trains travelling from Budapest to Karlovy Vary cover a distance of around 338 miles (544 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Karlovy Vary to Budapest.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Budapest to Karlovy Vary for a typical week day using timetable data for 13/04/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/04/2021 for travel on 05/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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