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Getting Around in OLOMOUC

The Integrated Transport System of Olomouc Region (IDSOK) offers extensive local train network (Os and Op categories). The city’s transport system is divided into zones.

Tram - The trams in Olomouc have cheap fares compared to other major towns, and are best accessed for touring.

Bus - Easily the best possible option to explore the city in pace, the buses run throughout the day, carrying the tourists and locals through the town’s numerous attractions.

Bike - A very small town, Olomouc can be toured entirely on a bike. Several Bikes are rented out to tourists at a nominal charge and bikers will have an intimate experience as they ride their bikes through the special pathways.

Foot - Being a very small town, Olomouc can actually be toured entirely on foot, giving you the essential feel of an intimate tourist experience.

How to Reach OLOMOUC

By Air

The nearest airports to Olomouc are Václav Havel Airport Prague and Brno–Tuřany Airport. From there, you have to use alternate travel arrangements to reach the city.Several transport companies offer shuttle services to and from the airport.

By Road

Olomouc is connected well via road. Prague is the most appropriate destination from where people come to Olomouc via road. You can also board buses that operate from Prague to Olomouc via Brno.

Popular transport company Student Agency operates several buses to and from the Olomouc city and Prague and other major towns in the country.

By Rail

You can come to Olomouc by train from the main stations in the country. Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Warszawa and Krakow have trains that take you to Olomouc either directly or via a connecting train.

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