Trains from Prague to Ostrava

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Prague - Ostrava Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 39 daily trains from Prague to Ostrava. Traveling by train from Prague to Ostrava usually takes around 3 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Leo Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 31 minutes.

Distance171 mi (275 km)
Fastest train3h 31m
Lowest price$9.10
Trains per day39
Most frequent serviceLeo Express
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Prague to Ostrava

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Which train should you take from Prague to Ostrava?

2 train services operate from Prague to Ostrava. Leo Express usually has more trains scheduled, with 33 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixTrain123h 40m$39.04
Leo Express333h 42m$25.93
  • FlixTrain


    Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles. FlixTrain operates 12 daily trips to Ostrava from Prague. The train usually departs from Praha hl.n. in Prague and arrives at Ostrava-Svinov in Ostrava after about 3 hours and 40 minutes.

  • Leo Express

    Leo Express

    Leo Express train tickets from Prague to Ostrava start from $9, and on average cost . Daily there are 33 Leo Express schedules to Ostrava. Leo Express in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. and one other station. And in Ostrava trains arrive at Train Station Peterkova 79/5 and one other train station.

    From Prague to Ostrava train travel on Leo Express takes 3 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ostrava faster, Leo Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Leo Express offers 33 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Ostrava.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Prague to Ostrava during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Prague to Ostrava?

The distance between Prague and Ostrava is approximately 171 miles, or 275 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 31 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Prague to Ostrava. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Prague at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Prague to Ostrava?

There are 39 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Prague to Ostrava.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Ostrava to Prague.

City Information


With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.

Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.

Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prague?

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Main departure station: Praha hl.n.

Praha hlavní nádraží (or h.l n) translates to Prague Main Railway Station. The large station first opened in 1871, but a major redesign in 1909 gave it its current distinctive look. The art nouveau architecture welcomes passengers reaching Prague on Deutsche Bahn and RailJet trains, as well as local commuter lines. Public restrooms, retail stores, restaurants, and parking are available on-site. Plus, the station is only a few blocks away from Prague's legendary Old Town, with many museums and hotels along the way.

All train stations in Prague:

  • Praha hl.n.

  • Praha-Liben

  • Kurta Konráda 495/8

Where is the train station in Ostrava?

Main arrival station: Ostrava hl.n.

There are more train stations and stops in Ostrava than most cities. Most trains from Prague will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Ostrava:

Train stations in Ostrava:

  • Ostrava hl.n.

  • Train Station Peterkova 79/5

  • Wattova 1046/19

  • Ostrava-Svinov

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