How to get to Ostrava

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how to get to Ostrava

how to get to Ostrava

Ostrava, a metropolis of Moravian-Silesian Region, is in the very centre of Europe, just a few kilometres from the borders with Poland and Slovakia. How to get to Ostrava? Thanks to our excellent transport infrastructure, it is easy!


The Region has excellent air access thanks to its international airport, just 25 kilometres from Ostrava. The airport has year-round direct flights to London and Warsaw – plus more than ten additional destinations during the summer season. It is the first Czech airport to be accessible by rail. For more details see the Ostrava airport’s website.

There is also easy road and rail access to the Region from other Central European airports – including Prague, Brno, Katowice, Krakow, Bratislava and Vienna.


The Region is situated on a major European rail corridor, and can be easily accessed from Prague. The journey from Prague to Ostrava takes just three hours, and you can choose from three operators: Czech Railways, RegioJet and LEO Express. Click here for rail timetables.


With a modern motorway network, the Region offers easy road access to all Central European capitals, including Prague, Warsaw, Bratislava, Vienna and Berlin.