Prague to Ostrava train

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Prague - Ostrava Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 27 daily trains from Prague to Ostrava. Traveling by train from Prague to Ostrava usually takes around 3 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Leo Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance171 mi (275 km)
Fastest train3h 19m
Lowest price$11.90
Trains per day27
Most frequent serviceLeo Express
Train lines1

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

In the last month, $17.92 was the average price of a train ticket from Prague to Ostrava. 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 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $5.87 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Prague to Ostrava by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $26 whenever you decide to board the train to Ostrava.

Which train should you take from Prague to Ostrava?

Leo Express is the one and only train line which connects Prague to Ostrava. However, there are 27 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Leo Express273h 27m$20.94
  • Leo Express

    Leo Express

    Leo Express train tickets from Prague to Ostrava start from $11, and on average cost . Daily there are 27 Leo Express schedules to Ostrava. Leo Express in Prague leaves from Praha-Liben and one other station. And in Ostrava trains arrive at Ostrava hl.n. and one other train station.

    From Prague to Ostrava train travel on Leo Express takes 3 hours and 27 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 19 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Leo Express offers 26 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.

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 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 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 19 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 Sunday 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 8:00pm. 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 27 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

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 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

Where is the train station in Ostrava?

Main arrival station: Ostrava hl.n.

Ostrava receives travelers from Prague at its two active train stations.

All train stations in Ostrava:

  • Ostrava hl.n.

  • Train Station Peterkova 79/5

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