Prague to Olomouc - 4 ways to travel via train, bus, night train, and car
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There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Olomouc by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 13m

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

180 Kč - 750 Kč

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Night train  •  2h 15m

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

180 Kč - 600 Kč

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Main Railway Station to Olomouc Main Station Le001

340 Kč - 480 Kč

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Prague to Olomouc 283.3 km

650 Kč - 1 000 Kč

Prague to Olomouc by train

The train journey time between Prague and Olomouc is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 247 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by RegioJet, Czech Railways (ČD) and LEO Express, the Prague to Olomouc train service departs from Prague, hl.n. and arrives in Olomouc, hl.n.. Typically 205 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Olomouc train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olomouc is 1221.

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The social distance requirement in Olomouc is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 16 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Olomouc is to night train which costs 180 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Olomouc is to train which costs 180 Kč - 750 Kč and takes 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Main Railway Station station and arriving at Olomouc Main Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Olomouc, hl.n.. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Prague and Olomouc is 210 km. The road distance is 283.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Olomouc without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs 180 Kč - 750 Kč.

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The train from Prague, hl.n. to Olomouc, hl.n. takes 2h 13m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Prague to Olomouc bus services, operated by LEO Express, depart from Prague Main Railway Station.

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Prague to Olomouc train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Olomouc is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs 180 Kč - 750 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340 Kč - 480 Kč and takes 2h 21m.

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  • Distance: 210.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

RegioJet operates a train from Prague, hl.n. to Olomouc, hl.n. hourly. Tickets cost 180 Kč - 600 Kč and the journey takes 2h 13m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, LEO Express operates a bus from Prague Main Railway Station to Olomouc Main Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 340 Kč - 480 Kč and the journey takes 2h 21m.

Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Olomouc, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
180 Kč - 260 Kč
1st Class
380 Kč - 600 Kč
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 Kč - 490 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
290 Kč - 360 Kč
Business
410 Kč - 490 Kč
1st Class
420 Kč - 490 Kč
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
190 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
190 Kč - 280 Kč
Economy Plus
280 Kč - 420 Kč
Business
350 Kč - 490 Kč
Premium
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Prague Main Railway Station to Olomouc Main Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
340 Kč - 480 Kč
Website
LEO Express

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Prague to Olomouc bus services, operated by LEO Express, arrive at Olomouc Main Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Olomouc is 283 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Prague to Olomouc.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Olomouc. Prices start at 2 000 Kč per night.

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