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There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Olomouc by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi Sc / ...

180 Kč - 750 Kč

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Olomouc bus station 913 / ...

410 Kč - 500 Kč

Night train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Prague, hl.n. to Olomouc, hl.n. RegioJet / ...

290 Kč - 490 Kč

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Prague to Olomouc 283.3 km

650 Kč - 1 000 Kč

Prague to Olomouc by trains

The train journey time between Prague and Olomouc is around 2h 28m and covers a distance of around 247 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 3m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), RegioJet and LEO Express, the Prague to Olomouc train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically 261 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 28m
Fastest train time:
2h 3m
Trains per week:
261
Cheapest price:
190 Kč
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:52
Last train departs at:
20:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Olomouc train schedules

Prague → Olomouc
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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Olomouc is to train which costs 180 Kč - 750 Kč and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Olomouc is to night train which costs 290 Kč - 490 Kč and takes 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague and arriving at Olomouc bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Prague and Olomouc is 210 km. The road distance is 283.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Olomouc without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs 180 Kč - 750 Kč.

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The train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi takes 2h 18m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Prague to Olomouc bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague station.

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Prague to Olomouc train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Olomouc is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs 180 Kč - 750 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 410 Kč - 500 Kč and takes 4h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Olomouc.
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  • Distance: 210.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Olomouc, Czech Republic?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi hourly. Tickets cost 290 Kč - 490 Kč and the journey takes 2h 18m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Olomouc bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 410 Kč - 500 Kč and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 Kč - 490 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
290 Kč - 360 Kč
Business
410 Kč - 490 Kč
1st Class
420 Kč - 490 Kč
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
290 Kč - 490 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
290 Kč - 360 Kč
Business
410 Kč - 490 Kč
1st Class
420 Kč - 490 Kč
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Olomouc, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
180 Kč - 260 Kč
1st Class
380 Kč - 600 Kč
Night train from Prague, hl.n. to Olomouc, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
180 Kč - 260 Kč
1st Class
380 Kč - 600 Kč
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
190 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
190 Kč - 280 Kč
Economy Plus
280 Kč - 420 Kč
Business
350 Kč - 490 Kč
Premium
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Olomouc bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
410 Kč - 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Prague to Olomouc bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Olomouc bus station.

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Prague to Olomouc train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Olomouc is 283 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Prague to Olomouc.

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