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There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Ostrava by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. 916

$9 - $16

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Ostrava hl.n. Ec

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Train via Bohumin  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec

$7 - $11

Bus LEO Express  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Ostrava-Svinov Leo Express / ...

$7 - $10

Night train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Krakow Glowny to Ostrava hl.n. Ic

$6 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Ostrava 103.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Ostrava is to train which costs 24 zł - 35 zł and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Ostrava is to drive which costs 65 zł - 100 zł and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Ostrava hl.n.. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Ostrava is 121 km. The road distance is 165.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Ostrava without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 35 zł - 60 zł.

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The bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Kraków to Ostrava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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Kraków to Ostrava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Ostrava is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 35 zł - 60 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27 zł - 45 zł and takes 2 h 58 min.

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  • Distance: 75.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Ostrava, Czech Republic?

FlixBus operates a bus from Kraków to Ostrava 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków to Ostrava once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. LEO Express also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
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Train from Krakow Glowny to Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$14 - $18
Train from Kraków Główny to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $6
Business
$9 - $11
Premium
$14 - $19
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $10
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Ostrava, Svinov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
regiojet.com

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Kraków to Ostrava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. station.

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Kraków to Ostrava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Bohumin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Ostrava is 165 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Kraków to Ostrava.

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