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There are 5 ways to get from Katowice to Ostrava by bus, train, night train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. 918 / ...

$5 - $9

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Rideshare  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Katowice to Ostrava 55.8 miles

$5

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Ostrava hl.n. Eic / ...

$5 - $8

Night train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Katowice to Ostrava hl.n. Ex

$5 - $8

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Ostrava 56.6 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Ostrava is to rideshare which costs 16 zł and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Ostrava is to drive which costs 35 zł - 55 zł and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station station and arriving at Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Ostrava hl.n.. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Ostrava is 71 km. The road distance is 90.6 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Ostrava without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 18 zł - 35 zł.

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The bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Katowice to Ostrava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Katowice to Ostrava is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 18 zł - 35 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19 zł - 29 zł and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Ostrava.
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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice to Ostrava 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Katowice to Ostrava every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Leo Express s.r.o. 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 Katowice to Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
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Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Katowice to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Katowice to Ostrava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Ostrava hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Ostrava is 91 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Katowice to Ostrava.

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Book your Katowice to Ostrava bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 259+ hotels available in Ostrava. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Katowice and Ostrava. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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