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Karlovy Vary

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus & train

Regular ČSAD (353 913 550; Terminal Dolni Nádraží) buses run to Prague (150Kč, two hours) and are faster than trains (353 913 559), which take four hours (275Kč).

Asiana (353 360 411; Varšavká 11/1141; 9am-5pm Mon-Fri) runs buses to Prague Florenc (140Kč) and Prague’s Ruzyně Airport (190Kč) every hour. There is another office at Terminal Dolni Nádraží (353 633 283; 7am-6pm).

A seat reservation (místenka) is recommended for Prague (book a day or two in advance) and for international connections (book at least a week in advance).

There are also departures to Nuremberg and Frankfurt once a week (you need to book this as it does not stop in Karlovy Vary if there are no bookings), and Amsterdam once a week, from the lower train station.

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Air

ČSA (239 007 007; www.csa.cz; Mírové náměstí 2) flies to Moscow four times a week (12, 600Kč) from Karlovy Vary International Airport (KLV; 353 360 611; www.airport-k-vary.cz), 7km from the town.

Bus 8 runs to and from the airport from Tržnice bus station. The cost is 10Kč with an additional charge of 10Kč for luggage.

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