picture of EuroCity train

InterCity and EuroCity

Comfortable connections for your long journeys…

Fast and comfortable travel over long distances across the Czech Republic is offered by InterCity (IC) trains, and to foreign destinations by EuroCity (EC) trains. The network of EC and IC trains interconnects all of Europe and they stop at only the most important stations. These trains offer travel in 1st and 2nd carriage class as well as optional seat reservations. The trains are able to transport bicycles, prams and strollers, as well as other bulky luggage. You can purchase refreshments in the restaurant or bistro carriage, or by using the in-seat service. In 1st class, we provide a bottle of water and the daily press free of charge. Some IC and EC trains are commissioned and co-financed by the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic, while others have not been commissioned and are co-financed at ČD’s own commercial risk.

Pocket timetables for ČD long-distance trains

Map of ČD inland long-distance connections

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Services on InterCity and EuroCity trains

2nd class

1st class

air-conditioning (on selected trains)

WC (on some trains disabled-accessible and equipped with a changing table)

it is possible to purchase a seat reservation for designated carriages

restaurant carriage (on selected trains)

bistro carriage (on selected trains)

in-seat refreshment service

bonus services in 1st class

free wireless internet connection (on selected trains)

230V electrical sockets (on selected trains)

ladies‘ compartment (on selected trains)

reserved seats for passengers travelling with children under 10 (on selected trains)

children’s cinema (on selected trains)

transport of oversized luggage (until capacity is exhausted)

carriage suitable for transporting passengers using wheelchairs, equipped with a platform lift (on selected trains)


ARmpee bistro carriage

The combined ARmpee carriage serves in part as a bistro selling refreshments at the bar and offering seating, while the other part contains 1st class seating. You can make use of the carriage on InterCity (IC) trains on the Opava – Prague route and on EuroCity (EC) trains on the Prague – Plzeň – Munich and Prague – Žilina (possibly also with extended service to Košice) routes.

Photo-gallery of the vehicle


1st class (open carriage)




seat reservations possible

free wireless internet connection

230V electrical sockets

audio-visual information system





seats for passengers using wheelchairs


spaces for bicycles

The bistro offers a total of 14 seats.


Introduction Trains EC, IC ARmpee bistro carriage