How to get from Ostrava to Katowice

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from Ostrava to Katowice

You can get from Ostrava to Katowice by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Ostrava to Katowice on 18 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Ostrava to Katowice

distanceDistance44 miles (71 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 1 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Leo Express

Take a coach or train to travel 44 miles (71 km) to Katowice from Ostrava. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Leo Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Ostrava to Katowice.

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Travel to Katowice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Ostrava to Katowice.

Travel from Ostrava, Czechia to Katowice, Poland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Katowice from Ostrava restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Katowice, Poland from Ostrava?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Katowice, Poland?

The government of Poland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 15/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Katowice from Ostrava closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Ostrava, Czechia from Poland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Ostrava, Czechia from Katowice, Poland?

Reentering Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Ostrava from Katowice?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Ostrava, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Czechia must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Ostrava from Katowice here.

There are 2 ways to get from Ostrava to Katowice: coach or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Ostrava to Katowice, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Katowice:

A train is generally £4 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £7 from Ostrava to Katowice.

The fastest way from Ostrava to Katowice is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Katowice from Ostrava can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 1 h 34 min.

Katowice is approximately 44 miles (71 km) away from Ostrava.

The average frequency per day from Ostrava to Katowice is:

  • 4 coaches a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Ostrava and Katowice as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Ostrava to Katowice:

  • Coaches most often depart from Ostrava at Ostrava, Náměstí Dr. Brauna (Svinov) and arrive in Katowice at Katowice, Dworzec PKS.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Ostrava to Katowice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Katowice by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Ostrava to Katowice for £7.
  • Travel with Leo Express to go to Katowice by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Leo Express Ostrava to Katowice tickets on Omio for £3.
Many of our customers travelling from Ostrava to Katowice don't make Katowice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Kraków, Warsaw or Prague, either of which you could add to your Ostrava and Katowice trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Katowice to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Ostrava to Katowice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £7 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £3 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Ostrava to Katowice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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