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There are 6 ways to get from Katowice to Prague by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic

330 Kč - 1 300 Kč

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Train via Ostrava  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Ostrava, hl.n. to Prague, hl.n. RegioJet

307 Kč - 1 065 Kč

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Bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Praha ÚAN Florenc 405 / ...

470 Kč - 550 Kč

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Katowice to Prague 460.7 km

1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč

Fly from Katowice  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Prague (PRG) KTW - PRG

1 298 Kč - 2 214 Kč

Train to Krakow, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Bronowice
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Prague (PRG) KRK - PRG

957 Kč - 1 946 Kč

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International entry into Czech Republic from Poland

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Poland

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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No, entry into Czech Republic from Poland is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Prague is 1 metre.

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 Poland from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Prague is to bus which costs 80 zł - 95 zł and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Prague is to drive which costs 190 zł - 280 zł and takes 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice and arriving at Praha ÚAN Florenc. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 34m.

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It is 329 km from Katowice to Prague. It is approximately 460.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Prague without a car is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs 55 zł - 220 zł.

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The train from Katowice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi takes 5h 34m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Katowice to Prague bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Prague train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Prague is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs 55 zł - 220 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80 zł - 95 zł and takes 10h 2m, you could also fly, which costs 220 zł - 390 zł and takes 6h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Prague.
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  • Distance: 328.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

PKP Intercity operates a train from Katowice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi twice daily. Tickets cost 310 Kč - 600 Kč and the journey takes 5h 34m. LEO Express also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Tour Bus operates a bus from Katowice to Praha ÚAN Florenc once daily. Tickets cost 700 Kč - 1 000 Kč and the journey takes 10h 2m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Katowice to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
500 Kč - 2 700 Kč
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 Kč - 2 900 Kč
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
210 Kč - 2 200 Kč
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 3 500 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Podgorica
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 4 700 Kč
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 5 500 Kč
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Podgorica
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 4 700 Kč
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Katowice to Prague via Lviv
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 2 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1 800 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Train operators
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 Katowice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
310 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
310 Kč - 380 Kč
1st Class
450 Kč - 600 Kč
Train from Katowice to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
220 Kč - 370 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
220 Kč - 270 Kč
1st Class
290 Kč - 370 Kč
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
330 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
330 Kč - 480 Kč
Economy Plus
490 Kč - 750 Kč
Business
600 Kč - 900 Kč
Premium
900 Kč - 1 300 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 - 120 Kč
Economy Plus
120 Kč - 190 Kč
Business
130 Kč - 190 Kč
Premium
190 Kč - 270 Kč
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ostrava, hl.n. to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
230 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
500 Kč - 800 Kč
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Bronowice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60 Kč - 90 Kč
Website
Polregio
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Bronowice
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Phone
+420 543 163 111
Email
objednavky@tourbus.cz
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Katowice to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to Prague
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Katowice to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
470 Kč - 550 Kč
Schedules at
agat.eu

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There is no direct flight from Katowice Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Katowice to Prague bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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Katowice to Prague train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Prague is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Katowice to Prague.

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SkyUp, CSA, Smartwings and three other airlines offer flights from Katowice Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Katowice to Prague train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Katowice to Prague bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 3450+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs 27 zł.

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