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There are 38 daily trains from Ostrava to Prague. Traveling by train from Ostrava to Prague usually takes around 3 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Leo Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 38 minutes.
|Distance||171 mi (275 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 38m|
|Trains per day||38|
|Most frequent service||Leo Express|
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Which train should you take from Ostrava to Prague?
2 train services operate from Ostrava to Prague. Leo Express usually has more trains scheduled, with 27 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
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 15 daily trips to Prague from Ostrava. The train usually departs from Wattova 1046/19 in Ostrava and arrives at Praha hl.n. in Prague after about 3 hours and 54 minutes.
Leo Express train tickets from Ostrava to Prague start from €11, and on average cost . Daily there are 27 Leo Express schedules to Prague. Leo Express in Ostrava leaves from Train Station Peterkova 79/5 and one other station. And in Prague trains arrive at Praha-Liben and one other train station.
From Ostrava to Prague train travel on Leo Express takes 3 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Prague faster, Leo Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 38 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Leo Express offers 27 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Prague.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Ostrava to Prague 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 Ostrava to Prague?
The distance between Ostrava and Prague is approximately 171 miles, or 275 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 38 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?
Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Ostrava to Prague. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday 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 Ostrava at 03:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 Ostrava to 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.
Where is the train station in Ostrava?
Main departure station: Train Station Peterkova 79/5
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Ostrava where you can board the train.
All train stations in Ostrava:
Train Station Peterkova 79/5
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