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

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Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...

230 Kč - 1 000 Kč

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Ostrava - ÚAN 913

500 Kč - 650 Kč

Night train  •  3h 24m

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

410 Kč - 700 Kč

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Prague to Ostrava 374.9 km

850 Kč - 1 300 Kč

Prague to Ostrava by train

The train journey time between Prague and Ostrava is around 3h 35m and covers a distance of around 351 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 21m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), RegioJet and LEO Express, the Prague to Ostrava train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically 126 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 35m
Fastest train time:
3h 21m
Trains per week:
126
Cheapest price:
260 Kč
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:12
Last train departs at:
19:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Ostrava train schedules

Prague → Ostrava
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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Ostrava is to train which costs 230 Kč - 1 000 Kč and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Ostrava is to train which costs 230 Kč - 1 000 Kč and takes 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Main station station and arriving at Ostrava - ÚAN. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between Prague and Ostrava is 278 km. The road distance is 374.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Ostrava without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs 230 Kč - 1 000 Kč.

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The train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi takes 3h 21m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Prague to Ostrava 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 Ostrava is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs 230 Kč - 1 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Ostrava.
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  • Distance: 277.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi every 2 hours. Tickets cost 410 Kč - 700 Kč and the journey takes 3h 21m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague Main station to Ostrava - ÚAN 4 times a week. Tickets cost 500 Kč - 650 Kč and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
410 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
410 Kč - 500 Kč
Business
550 Kč - 700 Kč
1st Class
550 Kč - 700 Kč
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
410 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
410 Kč - 500 Kč
Business
550 Kč - 700 Kč
1st Class
550 Kč - 700 Kč
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, Stodolní
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
230 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
500 Kč - 800 Kč
Night train from Prague, hl.n. to Ostrava, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
230 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
500 Kč - 800 Kč
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
260 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
260 Kč - 390 Kč
Economy Plus
390 Kč - 600 Kč
Business
500 Kč - 700 Kč
Premium
700 Kč - 1 000 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 Main station to Ostrava - ÚAN
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
500 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Prague to Ostrava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ostrava - ÚAN station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Ostrava is 375 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Prague to Ostrava.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Ostrava. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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