The newest and fastest trains in the Czech Railways fleet, these modern SuperCity trains traverse the full width of the country linking the popular capital city Prague to Olomouc and Ostrava in the east and have connections to the spa town of Františkovy Lázne or Plzen in the west. Reaching speeds of 160 km/hr. you can be transported at speed to the heart of the larger cities across the Czech Republic. You can expect all the facilities of a modern high-speed train, including reclining seats, plenty of legroom, WiFi access and an onboard bistro.
SuperCity high-speed train
SuperCity high-speed train routes
The main railway line in the Czech Republic is the route from Prague to Ostrava. The SuperCity is the fastest train making this journey. Trains run regularly every day from Prague via Pardubice, Olomouc to Ostrava. At weekends extra services run from Cieszyn to Prague and from Bohumín to Františkovy Lázne or Plzen. SuperCity trains are scheduled to connect with other trains in the Czech fleet such as the regional Osobní trains or IC trains which can continue your journey to the smaller towns and villages across the countryside.
- Prague - Ostrava
- Bohumín - Františkovy Lázně
- Prague - Havirov
Reservation for the SuperCity trains is mandatory for Eurail pass holders. Reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance. You can make reservations at a train station ticket desk, at a ticket machine or through the Czech railways eShop. Seat reservation prices are the same for 1st and 2nd class. Reservations can be cheaper if purchased online via the eShop. Passengers in 1st class are provided with a snack and a newspaper. There are also power sockets and an audio system in 1st class.
Facilities and services
Facilities may differ per train and route. When using timetables and railway maps, you will notice that the local spelling of city names is often used. This spelling differs from the common English names. For example Prague is usually written as Praha.