There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Poprad-Tatry Le / ...

$25 - $37

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Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Poprad 915 / ...

$31 - $56

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Starý Smokovec 357.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Poronin Misiagi

$102 - $357

Fly to Kosice, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Kosice (KSC) PRG - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry

$72 - $229

Fly to Ostrava, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ostrava (OSR) PRG - OSR
  2. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Poprad-Tatry

$95 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec is to train which costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec is to drive which costs 1 500 Kč - 2 300 Kč and takes 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Starý Smokovec. However, there are services departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Vysoké Tatry Nový Smokovec via Poprad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Prague and Starý Smokovec is 431 km. The road distance is 572.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec without a car is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec, including transfers.

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Prague to Starý Smokovec bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 Kč - 1 300 Kč and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Prague to Starý Smokovec bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Poprad station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec.
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  • Distance: 269.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Starý Smokovec every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 49 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Starý Smokovec once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Prague to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Prague to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Košice, Košice station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Ostrava, Ostrava-Svinov to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $14
Business
$29 - $32
Premium
$45 - $60
Train from Košice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $28
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$14 - $16
Premium
$22 - $28
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Poprad
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Poprad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
arriva.cz
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Poprad
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Poronin Misiagi
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
majerbus.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Starý Smokovec is 572 km. It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to drive from Prague to Starý Smokovec.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Prague to Starý Smokovec bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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