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from Karlovy Vary to Budapest

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Travel Information between Karlovy Vary and Budapest

distanceDistance337 miles (543 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€25) • 10 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $32 (€27) • 10 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 337 miles (543 km) by bus or train to Budapest from Karlovy Vary. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlovy Vary to Budapest.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Karlovy Vary, Czechia and Budapest, Hungary allowed?

Travel from Karlovy Vary, Czechia to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Karlovy Vary restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Karlovy Vary?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Karlovy Vary to Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Karlovy Vary, Czechia from Budapest, Hungary due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Karlovy Vary, Czechia from Hungary is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Karlovy Vary, Czechia from Budapest, Hungary?

Reentering Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Karlovy Vary, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. 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 Karlovy Vary from Budapest here.

How do I get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Budapest from Karlovy Vary. You can take a bus or train.

How do I get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Karlovy Vary and Budapest is by taking a train with an average price of $30 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A train is $2 (€2) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Karlovy Vary to Budapest costing on average $32 (€27).

What is the fastest way from Karlovy Vary to Budapest?

The quickest way to travel between Karlovy Vary and Budapest is by bus, which takes on average 10 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 10 h 58 min.

What is the distance from Karlovy Vary to Budapest?

The Karlovy Vary to Budapest distance is around 337 miles (543 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Karlovy Vary to Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Karlovy Vary to Budapest is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Karlovy Vary and Budapest as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Budapest from Karlovy Vary, where do I depart from Karlovy Vary and where do I arrive in Budapest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Karlovy Vary to Budapest:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Karlovy Vary, Dolní Nádraží and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Karlovy Vary to Budapest depart from Karlovy Vary, nádraží to Budapest-Déli.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Karlovy Vary to Budapest?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Karlovy Vary to Budapest:

  • You can travel to Budapest from Karlovy Vary by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€27) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Karlovy Vary to Budapest.
  • You can travel by train to Budapest from Karlovy Vary with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Karlovy Vary to Budapest tickets for $30 (€25) on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Budapest from Karlovy Vary ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Karlovy Vary to Budapest don't make Budapest their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Budapest are Vienna, Prague or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Budapest to any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Karlovy Vary to Budapest online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Karlovy Vary to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $32 (€27) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $30 (€25) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Karlovy Vary to Budapest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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