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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Poprad Tatry Train Station

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Prague, hl.n. to Poprad, Tatry

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Poprad

Train via Žilina

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zilina
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Poprad-Tatry

Drive

  1. Drive from Prague to Poprad

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Kosice (KSC)
  2. Take the train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
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International entry into Slovakia from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Slovakia

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Poprad is 917 222 682.

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

The social distance requirement in Poprad is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Slovakia.

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Last updated: 10 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Poprad is to bus which costs 650 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Poprad is to fly and train which costs 750 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 5h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Florenc and arriving at Poprad. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova station and arriving at Poprad Tatry Train Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Prague and Poprad is 439 km. The road distance is 567.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Poprad without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs 700 Kč - 1 200 Kč.

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The train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Poprad Tatry Train Station takes 6h 46m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Prague to Poprad bus services, operated by Arriva CZ, depart from Prague Florenc station.

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Prague to Poprad train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova.

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The best way to get from Prague to Poprad is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs 700 Kč - 1 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Poprad.
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  • Distance: 438.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Poprad, Slovakia?

RegioJet operates a train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Poprad Tatry Train Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €55 and the journey takes 6h 46m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Arriva CZ operates a bus from Prague Florenc to Poprad twice daily. Tickets cost €18 - €25 and the journey takes 7h 25m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €210
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Poprad Tatry Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€30 - €55
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zilina
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €40
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Zilina to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €14
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€5 - €7
1st Class
€8 - €14
Night train from Prague, hl.n. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€30 - €55
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€4 - €6
1st Class
€6 - €10
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €70
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€17 - €25
Economy Plus
€25 - €40
Business
€30 - €50
Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zilina
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€13 - €19
Economy Plus
€19 - €29
Business
€25 - €35
Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Zilina to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €16
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€4 - €7
Economy Plus
€6 - €10
Business
€7 - €11
Premium
€11 - €16
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €11
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€3 - €5
Economy Plus
€5 - €8
Business
€5 - €8
Premium
€8 - €11
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€27 - €35
Business
€35 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zilina
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€21 - €26
Business
€29 - €35
1st Class
€30 - €36
Train from Zilina to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Business
€9 - €11
1st Class
€9 - €12
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€6 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €9
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zilina to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€4 - €7
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zilina to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Poprad bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Prague to Poprad bus services, operated by Arriva CZ, arrive at Poprad station.

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Prague to Poprad train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Poprad Tatry Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Poprad is 567 km. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Prague to Poprad.

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Ryanair offers flights from Prague Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Poprad. Prices start at €87 per night.

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