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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Prague

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, Stodolní

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Fly to Krakow, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Krakow (KRK)
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Ostrava - ÚAN

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Lichtenberg to Kuestrin-Kietz
  2. Take the train from Kostrzyn to Chalupki

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava

Fly to Vienna, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Vienna (VIE)
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi

Fly to Katowice, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Katowice (KTW)
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Ostrava is around 9h 48m and covers a distance of around 605 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 58m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 48m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava service departs from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Ostrava - ÚAN. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 50m
Layover time:
1h 58m
Total time:
9h 48m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 48m
Journey distance:
605 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:37
Last service departs at:
15:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava train and bus schedules

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Czech Republic with the above exceptions. Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Czech Republic from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ostrava is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ostrava is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ostrava is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Czech Republic.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava is to bus, which costs €30 - €85 and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 33m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 44m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Ostrava is 455 km. The road distance is 564 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava without a car is to train via Prague which takes 8h 46m and costs €45 - €85.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava is to train via Prague which takes 8h 46m and costs €45 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €85 and takes 9h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Ostrava, Stodolní station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava.
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  • Distance: 454.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Ostrava, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and Prague, hl.n. in around 8h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava via S Südkreuz Bhf, S Südkreuz Bhf, and Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy in around 9h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 300 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Podgorica
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 4 100 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750 Kč - 5 500 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 500 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 6 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 11 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 6 000 Kč
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 300 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, Stodolní
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
230 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
230 Kč - 320 Kč
1st Class
500 Kč - 800 Kč
Train from Wien Hbf to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
190 Kč - 270 Kč
1st Class
410 Kč - 650 Kč
NEB
Phone
030 396011-344
Email
info@neb.de
Website
neb.de
Train from Berlin-Lichtenberg to Kuestrin-Kietz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
NEB
NEB Betriebsgesellschaft mbH
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Lichtenberg Bhf to Küstrin-Kietz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
NEB Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Lichtenberg Bhf to Küstrin-Kietz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Kostrzyn to Chalupki
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
320 Kč - 390 Kč
1st Class
470 Kč - 600 Kč
Train from Krakow Glowny to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230 Kč - 390 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
230 Kč - 280 Kč
1st Class
310 Kč - 390 Kč
Train from Katowice to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
210 Kč - 360 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
210 Kč - 260 Kč
1st Class
280 Kč - 360 Kč
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
Nightjet
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
120 Kč - 460 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
120 Kč - 190 Kč
Economy Plus
190 Kč - 290 Kč
Business
230 Kč - 320 Kč
Premium
330 Kč - 460 Kč
Train from Katowice to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75 Kč - 270 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
75 Kč - 110 Kč
Economy Plus
120 Kč - 180 Kč
Business
130 Kč - 190 Kč
Premium
190 Kč - 270 Kč
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Ostrava - ÚAN
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
360 Kč - 440 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava is 564 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ostrava.

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