Higher-quality long-distance trains

Higher-quality long-distance trains

Higher-quality fast (Rx) and express (Ex) trains offer fast travel between regions.

Higher-quality fast (Rx) and express (Ex) trains stop only at the most important stations or stops, and provide fast connections between regions in the Czech Republic, as well as to foreign destinations. They 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. On selected express (Ex) trains, you can purchase refreshments using the in-seat service. Higher-quality fast (Rx) trains and some express (Ex) trains are commissioned and co-financed by the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic. Other express (Ex) trains 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

2nd class

1st class

air-conditioning (on selected trains)

WC (an accessible WC with changing table on selected trains)

seat reservations possible

in-seat refreshment service or refreshment vending machines (on selected trains)

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 (on selected trains)

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

Bee

Bee 238 passenger carriage

You can make use of Bee 238 carriages on regular fast (R) trains operating between Prague and České Budějovice, higher-quality fast (Rx) trains operating between Prague, Plzeň and Cheb, and on express (Ex) trains operating between Brno and Prague, and between Prague and Žilina. They also run on EuroCity (EC) trains.

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Services

2nd class (compartment arrangement)

air-conditioning

WC

seat reservations possible

230V electrical sockets

audio-visual information system

Specification

60

seats

0

seats for passengers using wheelchairs

0

spaces for bicycles

Composition

Introduction Trains Rx and Ex Bee 238 passenger carriage