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Trip Summary

There are 16 daily trains from Prague to Olomouc. Traveling by train from Prague to Olomouc usually takes around 2 hours and 27 minutes, but the fastest Leo Express train can make the trip in 2 hours and 13 minutes.

Distance130 mi (209 km)
Fastest train2h 13m
Lowest price£7.03
Trains per day16
Most frequent serviceLeo Express
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Prague to Olomouc?

In the last month, £14.72 was the average price of a train ticket from Prague to Olomouc. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £2.04 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Prague to Olomouc by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Prague to Olomouc in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £18 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Prague to Olomouc?

Leo Express is the one and only train line which connects Prague to Olomouc. However, there are 16 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Leo Express162h 28m£15.78
  • Leo Express

    Leo Express

    Leo Express train tickets from Prague to Olomouc start from £7, and on average cost . Daily there are 16 Leo Express schedules to Olomouc. Leo Express in Prague leaves from Praha-Liben and one other station. And in Olomouc trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Prague to Olomouc train travel on Leo Express takes 2 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Olomouc faster, Leo Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 13 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Leo Express offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Olomouc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Prague to Olomouc 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Olomouc?

The distance between Prague and Olomouc is approximately 130 miles, or 209 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 13 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Prague to Olomouc tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Prague at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Olomouc?

There are 16 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Prague to Olomouc.

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

City Information

Prague

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 a car park 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

Where is the train station in Olomouc?

Main arrival station: Central Station

Olomouc has one train station.

Train stations in Olomouc:

  • Central Station

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