There are 3 ways to get from Košice to Ostrava by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice to Ostrava hl.n. Eurocity / ...

$8 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Košice AS to Kraków dw. aut. Leo Express
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Ostrawa

$31 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Košice to Ostrava 225 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Košice, Slovakia and Ostrava, Czech Republic?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Košice to Ostrava 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Košice to Ostrava via Kraków dw. aut. and Krakow in around 8 h 44 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Košice to Ostrava hl. n.
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $10
Business
$18 - $21
Premium
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Košice AS to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $15
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Krakow to Ostrawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Košice to Ostrava?

The distance between Košice and Ostrava is 249 km. The road distance is 360 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Košice to Ostrava?

The cheapest way to get from Košice to Ostrava is to train which costs 6€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Košice to Ostrava?

The quickest way to get from Košice to Ostrava is to drive which takes 4 h 18 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct train between Košice and Ostrava?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kosice and arriving at Ostrava hl.n.. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

Is there a direct bus between Košice and Ostrava?

No, there is no direct bus from Košice to Ostrava. However, there are services departing from Košice AS and arriving at Ostrawa via Krakow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Košice to Ostrava?

The train from Kosice to Ostrava hl.n. takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs four times a day.