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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Prague, Prague Main station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry Le001 / ...

$13 - $60

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Bus  •  8 h 37 min

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

$22 - $30

Night train  •  7 h 56 min

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

$25 - $37

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Starý Smokovec 357.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Kosice, train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$72 - $221

Fly to Vienna, train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Poprad-Tatry

$118 - $314

Fly to Ostrava, train  •  8 h 51 min

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

$95 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec is to bus which costs 490 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec is to drive which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 400 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 Florenc and arriving at Vysoké Tatry Nový Smokovec via Poprad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague station to Starý Smokovec. However, there are services departing from Prague, Prague Main station and arriving at Stary Smokovec via Poprad-Tatry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 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 7 h 35 min and costs 290 Kč - 1 400 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec, including transfers.

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Prague to Starý Smokovec bus services, operated by Arriva Vychodnicechy, depart from Prague Florenc station.

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Prague to Starý Smokovec train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Prague, Prague Main station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs 290 Kč - 1 400 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 490 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 8 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Starý Smokovec.
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  • Distance: 269.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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

Flixtrain operates a train from Prague to Starý Smokovec every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 44 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Arriva Vychodnicechy operates a bus from Prague to Starý Smokovec twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Ostrava, Ostrava-Svinov to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $14
Business
$28 - $32
Premium
$45 - $60
Night train from Praha hl. n. to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $14
Business
$28 - $31
Premium
$45 - $60
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $28
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $16
Premium
$22 - $28
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
Night train from Prague, hl.n. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ostrava, Svinov to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Prague Florenc to Poprad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$29 - $35
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Poprad
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
sadhe.sk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Prague to Starý Smokovec train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Poprad, Poprad-Tatry station.

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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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CSA and LOT offer flights from Prague Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 1232+ hotels available in Starý Smokovec. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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