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There are 8 ways to get from Ružomberok to Prague by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Prague, hl.n. RegioJet / ...

600 Kč - 1 000 Kč

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Night train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the night train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Prague, hl.n. RegioJet / ...

310 Kč - 1 200 Kč

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prague 915

600 Kč - 750 Kč

Bus, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Ruzomberok to Kolín 811702
  2. Take the train from Kolín to Praha Masarykovo nádr. S1 / ...

349 Kč - 581 Kč

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Ružomberok to Prague 486.5 km

1 300 Kč - 1 900 Kč

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Prague (PRG) KRK - PRG

1 519 Kč - 2 688 Kč

Train, bus to Vienna, fly  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG) VIE - PRG

2 323 Kč - 5 514 Kč

Train to Kosice, fly  •  7h

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

668 Kč - 3 145 Kč

Ružomberok to Prague by trains

The train journey time between Ružomberok and Prague is around 5h 49m and covers a distance of around 514 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 21m. Operated by RegioJet, LEO Express and Czech Railways (ČD), the Ružomberok to Prague train service departs from Ružomberok, žel. st. and arrives in Prague, hl.n.. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 49m
Fastest train time:
5h 21m
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
380 Kč
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:44
Last train departs at:
17:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ružomberok to Prague train schedules

Slovakia → Czech Republic
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Ružomberok to Prague is to bus and train, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Ružomberok to Prague is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ružomberok bus station station and arriving at Prague. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ružomberok, žel. st. and arriving at Prague, hl.n.. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Ružomberok and Prague is 370 km. The road distance is 486.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Prague without a car is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs 23€ - 40€.

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The train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Prague, hl.n. takes 6h 14m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Ružomberok to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Ružomberok, žel. st. station.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Prague is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs 23€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Ružomberok to Prague.
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  • Distance: 369.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

RegioJet operates a train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Prague, hl.n. 4 times a day. Tickets cost 310 Kč - 1 200 Kč and the journey takes 6h 14m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prague 4 times a week. Tickets cost 600 Kč - 750 Kč and the journey takes 7h 20m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Kosice to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 500 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
230 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Flights from Kosice to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 Kč - 2 700 Kč
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
310 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
310 Kč - 440 Kč
1st Class
750 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150 Kč - 440 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
150 Kč - 210 Kč
1st Class
290 Kč - 440 Kč
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ruzomberok to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
380 Kč - 600 Kč
Economy Plus
550 Kč - 850 Kč
Business
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Premium
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
140 Kč - 210 Kč
Economy Plus
220 Kč - 330 Kč
Business
260 Kč - 370 Kč
Premium
380 Kč - 550 Kč
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ruzomberok to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
600 Kč - 750 Kč
Business
800 Kč - 1 000 Kč
1st Class
850 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 Kč - 370 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
220 Kč - 270 Kč
Business
300 Kč - 370 Kč
1st Class
310 Kč - 370 Kč
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Phone
+42 023 470 4560
Website
pid.cz
Train from Kolín to Praha Masarykovo nádr.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24 Kč - 35 Kč
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Night train from Ruzomberok to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 Kč - 900 Kč
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
550 Kč - 900 Kč
Train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
290 Kč - 440 Kč
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
290 Kč - 440 Kč
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
210 Kč - 320 Kč
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
210 Kč - 320 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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
600 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 Kč - 330 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Michalovce
Phone
+421 915 733 733
Email
informacie@arriva.sk
Website
arriva.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Kolín
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
320 Kč - 550 Kč
Schedules at
arriva.sk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85 Kč - 120 Kč
Website
Slovak Lines

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Ružomberok to Prague train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ružomberok to Prague is 487 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Ružomberok to Prague.

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