You can use 2 different means of transport if you are travelling to Karlovy Vary from Prague airport: Taxi and Bus. Taking a Prague airport taxi is by far the most convenient and, at the same time, most expensive option. A taxi ride to Karlovy Vary will cost approximately 95€ (2416 CZK) and it will take around 2 hours. A much less expensive alternative is the bus. Tickets for the bus cost only 6.30€ (162 CZK) and the average travel time is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
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. Just remember that you should always pick a taxi from the official ranks that has taxi logos and roof signs. When the traffic flow is moderate, the ride should not take longer than 2 hours.
The fare of the journey will be calculated by a taximeter, based on distance. However, the average cost of a taxi trip from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary is 95€ (2416 CZK). Tolls and surcharges may apply.
You can always check if taxi companies offer a fixed price if you book your trip in advance.
Where do I get it from?
You can easily locate the official taxi ranks just outside of each terminal.
Taking a taxi is ideal if you do not mind the transferring expenses and want to travel straight to your hotel. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the trip.
Taxis are the only transportation option to Karlovy Vary if you happen to arrive very late at night at the airport.
It is recommended to pay with the local currency in order to avoid being overcharged.
For long taxi trips around Prague, 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. The yellow buses of Student Agency travel between the airport of Prague and Karlovy Vary up to 16 times a day and the average travel time is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Waiting time is around an hour.
Value for Money
Student Agency buses run from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary from 07:00 a.m to 11:45 p.m.
How much is the bus from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary?
Standard one-way bus tickets cost only 6.30€ (162 CZK).
Tickets can be purchased from the Student Agency ticket counters on the arrivals hall, straight from the driver or online.
Where do I get it from?
The Student agency bus stop is between P1 and parking C of Terminal 1. Just follow the bus signs once you exit the arrivals hall.
You might be surprised by the great services of the Student Agency buses since they provide their travelers with free beverages, Wi-Fi, movies and music.
Student Agency bus schedule from Prague airport to Karlovy Vary terminal