28 Mar 2024 16:26

Czech train operator RegioJet starts services between Prague, Chop

MOSCOW. March 28 (Interfax) - The Czech railway operator RegioJet has launched passenger services between Prague and Chop. The first overnight train carrying 120 passengers arrived at Chop on schedule, Ukrainian media reported citing RegioJet's statement on Thursday.

As reported, starting March 27, RegioJet has launched passenger services along a second route from the Czech Republic to Ukraine via Slovakia in addition to the one previously launched, which passes through Poland's Przemysl. The service is performed using three carriages seating 140 passengers as part of a train operating between Prague and Kosice. Ticket prices vary from 18.9 euros to 67.9 euros including meals.

The overnight train from Prague to Chop departs Prague (the Czech Republic) at 9:52 p.m. and Kosice (Slovakia) at 6:38 a.m. the next day to arrive at Chop at 10:35 a.m.

The train from Chop to Prague departs Chop at 5:35 p.m. and Kosice at 9:37 p.m. to arrive in Prague at 5:46 a.m. the next day.

The Ukrainian railway company Ukrzaliznytsia is also launching a special transfer train service linking Chernovtsy, Chop, and Uzhgorod, with stops in Batevo, Karpaty, Svalyava, Volovets, Slavskoye, Skole, Morshin, Bolekhov, Dolina, Rozhnyatov, Kalush, Ivano-Frankovsk, and Kolomyia.