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Trip Summary

There are 40 daily trains from Prague to Ostrava. Traveling by train from Prague to Ostrava usually takes around 3 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Leo Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 23 minutes.

Distance171 mi (275 km)
Fastest train3h 23m
Lowest price$12.39
Trains per day40
Most frequent serviceFlixTrain
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Prague to Ostrava

Monthly average prices


Which train should you take from Prague to Ostrava?

2 train services operate from Prague, to Ostrava,, FlixTrain usually has more trains scheduled, with 22 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixTrain223h 47m$37.28
Leo Express213h 39m$26.41

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 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 23 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?

Trains from Prague to Ostrava are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

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 40 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. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Prague to Ostrava for $14.82.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prague?

Departure stations

Prague has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Ostrava.

Train stations in Prague:

  • Kurta Konráda 495/8

  • Praha-Liben

Where is the train station in Ostrava?

Arrival stations

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-Svinov

  • Train Station Peterkova 79/5

  • Ostrava hl.n.

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