LEO Express is a Czech carrier founded in 2010 and operating in the Czech Republic and its neighbouring countries. It launched its first intercity services from Prague to Ostrava in 2012, and it now offers train and bus services across the country as well as other international destinations, including Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Bratislava.
Keep reading for more information about Leo Express trains and buses and services and book your tickets online with us.
Learn more about the services provided by Leo Express and the destinations you can reach by train and bus.
Leo Express is a Czech private company which offers both train and bus services across the country, as well as international routes in six other European countries (Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine). Intercity trains cover the route from Prague to Ostrava, while long-distance international trains serve the route from Berlin to Stuttgart. Bus services are mainly operating within the Czech Republic, but Leo Express also offers long-distance bus services to the neighbouring countries.
Leo Express trains offer three classes on board: Economy, Business and Premium. Click on the class you’re interested in for more details.
The Economy Class is the equivalent to a classic second class. This includes WiFi, air-conditioning, at-seat power sockets, and an onboard cafe-restaurant. A children carriage is also available for young travellers.
If you want to work comfortably while travelling, the Business Class is the right option for you. Enjoy free WiFi, air-conditioning, at-seat power sockets, complimentary food and snacks, as well as a more comfortable and roomy interior.
If you don’t want to give up comfort while travelling, choose the Premium Class - it includes free WiFi, reclining seats, at-seat power sockets, an at-seat meal service included, a quiet carriage and more.
Leo Express provide three different ticket types:
Promo tickets are low-cost tickets available when purchasing early enough and at the same time for connections that are not so busy. The number of Promo tickets available is limited and are only valid for adults travelling in Economy Class. No discount can be applied to Promo tickets.
If you buy a Return ticket, you can get a 20% discount on the whole journey. Return tickets are valid for adults travelling in Economy Class. The discount will be applied only if you buy both ways in one booking.
With a Group ticket, you can get a 20% discount on your ticket if you’re an adult travelling in Economy Class with a group from 4 to 40 people. No other discount can be applied to Group tickets.
If you’re travelling with Leo Express, you can get other offers and discounts on your ticket. Read on for more information.
Children aged between 0 and 5 travel for free on all Leo Express services if accompanied by a person older than 10. Each passenger can travel with a maximum of 2 children. Passengers aged between 6 and 17 are entitled to a 75% discount on the Adult fare when travelling in, from or to the Czech Republic. For journeys outside the Czech Republic, Leo Express offers a 25% discount. Passengers over 15 years old need to show proof of ID when travelling.
If you’re over 65, you’re entitled to a 75% discount on your ticket when travelling in Economy Class and within the Czech Republic.
Disabled passengers are entitled to a 75% discount on their ticket when travelling in Economy Class in the Czech Republic, while their carers or assistance dogs travel for free.
If you prefer travelling by bus, check out the information below about all the bus services operated by Leo Express.
Leo Express runs a fleet of modern and comfortable buses which connect many Czech cities, including Prague, Zlin, Pilsen, Klatovy, Krumlov, Budweis and Brno.
Some Leo Express services allow you to start your journey by bus and continue by train to reach your destination or vice versa. Thanks to the combination of fast trains and buses, you can buy your tickets in just one booking online with us.
Like on trains, the Economy Class is also available on all Leo Express buses. Free WiFi, air-conditioning and reclining tables are only some of the services provided to ensure your journey is as comfortable as possible.
Like on trains, the Business Class is also available on all Leo Express buses. Here you’ll enjoy free WiFi, air-conditioning, reclining tables, luxury leather seats, more legroom, complimentary snacks and drinks, and more.
Leo Express trains can reach speeds of up to 160 km/h (about 100 mph).
Yes. All Leo Express trains and buses offer free WiFi on board.
Besides the onboard free WiFi, you’ll get to enjoy at-seat power sockets, air-conditioning, reclining tables and seats, newspapers and magazines. For more information about which services are available in the different classes, read our sections about train and bus classes.
You can put your luggage on the luggage racks available in all classes. You’ll need to pay a fee for your Ski/snowboard or bike.
Yes. All dogs, except for assistance dogs, need to be placed in a carrier.