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Travel Information between Prague and Košice

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $96
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 9 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $96 (€80) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ryanair sun or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 321 miles (517 km) by bus, flight or train to Košice from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, ryanair sun or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Prague to Košice.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Slovakia due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Prague and Košice?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Košice, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Slovakia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Košice from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Slovakia:

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Košice, Slovakia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/30/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Prague to Košice.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Czechia from Košice, Slovakia?

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Prague from Košice restricted?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Prague from Košice?

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Košice closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Košice?

You can travel between Prague and Košice 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Prague to Košice the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Prague and Košice is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Košice:

Taking a bus is about $82 (€69) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $96 (€80) for this journey.

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $18 (€15) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Prague to Košice?

The fastest way from Prague to Košice is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Košice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 45 min.

In comparison, getting to Košice by train can take on average 7 h 58 min.

How far is Košice from Prague?

The distance is approximately 321 miles (517 km) from Prague to Košice.

How many services a day are there between Prague and Košice?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Košice is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Prague and Košice as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Prague and Košice, what are the departure and arrival points in Prague and Košice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Prague to Košice:

  • Most travelers board their train from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Kosice.
Which travel companies can take me from Prague to Košice?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Košice by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Prague to Košice for $13 (€11) on Omio.
  • Travel with ryanair sun to go to Košice by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ryanair sun Prague to Košice tickets on Omio for $96 (€80).
  • RegioJet a. S. Can get you to Košice by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Košice for $18 (€15) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Prague and Košice?

Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Košice with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Košice with RegioJet a. S. With 4 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Košice tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Prague to Košice?
Many of our customers traveling from Prague to Košice don't make Košice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Košice are Budapest, Kraków or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Košice to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Prague and Košice online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Prague to Košice, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $13 (€11) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $96 (€80) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $18 (€15) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Prague to Košice 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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