There are 2 ways to get from Ostrava to Žilina by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Express / ...

$5 - $8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. 67.6 miles

$12 - $18

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Ostrava to Žilina hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
+420 221 111 122
Train from Ostrava hl.n. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Leo Express s.r.o.
+420 220 311 700
Train from Ostrava hl. n. to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
$4 - $6
$7 - $9
$12 - $16

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ostrava and Žilina is 76 km. The road distance is 108 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ostrava to Žilina is to train which costs 110 Kč - 170 Kč and takes 1 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Ostrava to Žilina is to drive which takes 1 h 31 min and costs 260 Kč - 390 Kč.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ostrava hl.n. and arriving at Zilina. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

The train from Ostrava hl.n. to Zilina takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.