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from Cologne to Karlovy Vary

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Travel Information to Karlovy Vary from Cologne

distanceDistance264 miles (425 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 6 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 6 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 264 miles (425 km) by bus or train to Karlovy Vary from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Karlovy Vary.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Cologne, Germany to Karlovy Vary, Czechia?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Karlovy Vary, Czechia is: Partially open.

Can I enter Czechia if coming from Germany?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Karlovy Vary if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Karlovy Vary, Czechia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Czechia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Karlovy Vary from Cologne.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Karlovy Vary, Czechia?

The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Karlovy Vary, Czechia?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cologne from Karlovy Vary?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Karlovy Vary here.

How do I go from Cologne to Karlovy Vary?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Cologne and Karlovy Vary. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Karlovy Vary?

The cheapest way to go to Karlovy Vary from Cologne is by taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlovy Vary:

Taking a train is about $26 (€21) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $60 (€49) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Cologne to Karlovy Vary?

The fastest way to get to Karlovy Vary from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 18 min.

Other travel options to Karlovy Vary can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 5 min.

How many miles from Cologne to Karlovy Vary would I travel?

The distance is approximately 264 miles (425 km) from Cologne to Karlovy Vary.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cologne to Karlovy Vary?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Karlovy Vary:

  • Buses from Cologne to Karlovy Vary most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Karlovy Vary, Dolní Nádraží.
  • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Köln Hbf and arrive in Karlovy Vary at Karlovy Vary, nádraží.
Who can get me from Cologne to Karlovy Vary?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Karlovy Vary, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can get you to Karlovy Vary by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Cologne to Karlovy Vary for $60 (€49) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Karlovy Vary by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Karlovy Vary for $34 (€28) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Karlovy Vary?
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Karlovy Vary often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Berlin or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Karlovy Vary and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Karlovy Vary from Cologne online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cologne to Karlovy Vary, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $60 (€49) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $34 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Karlovy Vary online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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