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Getting from Prague Airport to Karlovy Vary

There are 2 different means of transport when travelling to Karlovy Vary from Prague airport: you can either take a taxi or a bus. Taking a Prague airport taxi is by far the most convenient way to travel, however, it can be an expensive option. A taxi ride to Karlovy Vary costs approximately €103 (2600 CZK) and the trip takes around 2 hours. A much less expensive alternative is to take the bus. A one-way bus ticket only costs €6.30 (162 CZK) with an average travel time of 1 hour and 45 minutes. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Prague at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €103 120min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €103 120min 24/7 Book
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Bus €12.60 105min 07:00–23:45

How to get from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary by taxi

Taking a Prague airport taxi is by far the most convenient option when it comes to travelling from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary. Keep in mind that you should always take a taxi from the official taxi ranks at the airport and that the trip should not take more than 2 hours, in good traffic conditions.

Taxi fare from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary

Your taxi fare will be calculated using a taximeter, so based on the distance to your destination. However, the average price when travelling from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary by taxi is €103 (2600 CZK). Tolls and surcharges may apply.

*For long trips, such as this one, it is better to book your Prague airport transfer in advance.

Convenience

Taking a taxi is ideal if you do not mind the travel expenses and want to get straight to your accommodation in Karlovy Vary. All you will need to do is just sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

Editor’s Note

When arriving late at night, taking a taxi from the airport to Karlovy Vary is the only transport option available.

Useful Tips

It is recommended to pay with the local currency in order to avoid being overcharged.
For long taxi trips around Prague, you can negotiate a fixed price with your driver.

How to get from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary by bus

Student Agency is the main bus provider at Prague airport. Student Agency's yellow buses travel between Prague airport and Karlovy Vary up to 16 times a day, with an average travel time of around 1 hour and 45 minutes.

How much is the bus from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary?

Standard one-way bus tickets only cost €6.30 (162 CZK).

Tickets can be purchased from the Student Agency ticket counters at the arrivals hall, directly from the driver or online.

Cost

€6.30

Trip Duration

1 hour 45 min

Waiting time is around 1 hour.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Student Agency buses run from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary from 07:00 to 23:45.

Where do I get it from?

The Student agency bus stop is between P1 and parking C at Terminal 1. Just follow the bus signs once you exit the arrivals hall.

Convenience

You might be surprised by the great service that the Student Agency provides. Free beverages, Wi-Fi, movies and music are offered to all travellers whilst travelling.

Editor’s Note

Taking the bus is highly recommended when travelling on a tight budget. The bus is a cheap and fast private transfer option.

Useful Tips

Children under 6 years of age travel for free.
The Student Agency buses leave the airport every hour.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Prague. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Prices

DAYTIME
€103
NIGHTTIME
€103
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary?

The average price of a taxi ride from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary is 2600 CZK (€103). The taxi ride takes approximately 2 hours, in good traffic conditions.

How much is a bus ticket from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary?

Standard Student Agency bus tickets cost 162 CZK (€6.30) per person. Tickets can be purchased from the Student Agency ticket counters, straight from the driver or online.

How far is Prague airport to Karlovy Vary?

The distance between Prague airport and Karlovy Vary is approximately 120 km.

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