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Take the train from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary in 2 hours 4 minutes

If you want to travel from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary by train to take around 2 hours 54 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 2 hours 4 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 14 trains per day running on this route, which spans 40 miles (65 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Karlovy Vary.

You can save money on train tickets from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary if you book in Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we'll show you how much you can save on train tickets from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary if you book in advance.. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Plzeň to Karlovy Vary by train

Journey timeFrom 2h 4m
Distance40 miles (65 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train06:05
Last train22:05
Departure stationPlzeň
Arrival stationKarlovy Vary
ChangesDirect trains available

Plzeň to Karlovy Vary train times

Check out the next trains departing from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:05 10:13 3h 8m, 1 change
09:05 12:13 3h 8m, 1 change
10:07 12:30 2h 23m, direct
11:05 14:13 3h 8m, 1 change
12:07 14:30 2h 23m, direct
13:05 15:30 2h 25m, 1 change
14:07 16:30 2h 23m, direct
15:05 17:30 2h 25m, 1 change
17:05 19:24 2h 19m, 1 change
18:07 20:30 2h 23m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary

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 Plzeň 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Plzeň and Karlovy Vary is 2 hours and 54 minutes, with around 14 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 Plzeň and Karlovy Vary by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary is 2 hours and 4 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary leaves at 22:05. 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 Plzeň and Karlovy Vary by train?

Trains travelling from Plzeň to Karlovy Vary 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 Karlovy Vary to Plzeň.

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