Airport in Ostrava
Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava (OSR) serves the city of Ostrava. Since 2003 the airport has played host to the annual NATO Air Days in Ostrava military air show. The airport was expanded in 2006, with the addition of a new terminal.
Ostrava – Accessibility:
Ostrava — Prague 370 km
Ostrava — Katowice 90 km
Ostrava — Krakow 170 km
Ostrava — Warsaw 400 km
Ostrava — Vienna 310 km
Ostrava — Bratislava 300 km
Ostrava — Berlin 530 km.
Airlines that fly to Ostrava
Ryanair fly direct to Ostrava from the UK. Other airlines that fly to Ostrava are Czech Airlines, Eurolot, SmartWings, and Travel Service. Best and cheap from London is Ryanair.
Getting into Ostrava City
Public buses run frequently between the airport and the city centre. One way tickets cost around 38 CZK but prices do vary depending on how far you’re travelling. You can buy tickets direct from the driver. Also you can use new train connection to Ostrava centre. From another airport (Krakow, Katowice in Poland) you can use special direct transport: TigerExpress
There’s a taxi rank outside the airport: the journey should cost 650-750* CZK. Ask your driver for an estimate before setting off. If you prefer to have your own mode of transportation, you can hire a car at the airport from Avis, Hertz, Budget or Europcar.
*Prices subject to change
Public transport in Ostrava
Public transport in Ostrava is part of an integrated transport system ODIS.
- short-term (e.g. 10 min. = 16 CZK, 30 min. = 20 CZK, 60 min. = 30 CZK)
- long-term (7 to 365 days) prepaid
A 24-hour transfer ticket for only 80 CZK that is valid for all means of public transport inside the city
When to fly to Ostrava
Ostrava has warm summers and cold winters, with the best weather occurring from May until October. If you love music, July is the best time to visit as this is when the Colours of Ostrava world music festival takes place. Every second year the city also hosts the Ostrava Days of New Music festival, which celebrates modern classical music etc.