Kolín is an important railway junction, with the first and third railway corridors passing through. The town’s railway station is a stop for international expresses on the following routes: Budapest – Hamburg, Vienna – Hamburg, Budapest – Berlin, Prague – Žilina, Prague – Warsaw, Prague – Cracow and Prague – Belgrade.
Motorway D11, exit No. 39 Poděbrady jih: Kolín – Kutná Hora
Road I/38: Mladá Boleslav – Nymburk – Kolín – Kutná Hora – Čáslav
Road I/2: Prague – Český Brod – Kolín
Direction from Čáslav and Kutná Hora
Arrival in Kolín by road I/38. Take the second exit into the town (Kolín sever) and continue along Žižkova Street until you reach the traffic lights. At the junction carry on straight ahead onto Legerova Street. At the roundabout take the third exit onto Politických vězňů Street and at náměstí Republiky go straight on onto Sokolská Street.
Direction from Prague and Český Brod
Arrival in Kolín by road I/2 which leads onto Pražská Street. At the second set of traffic lights, continue along Pražská Street which forks to the left, go around náměstí Republiky and turn left onto Sokolská Street.
Direction from Poděbrady
From the village of Nová Ves take Kolínsko Street into Kolín and turn onto Pražská Street. At the second set of traffic lights, continue along Pražská Street which forks to the left, go around náměstí Republiky and turn left onto Sokolská Street.
Direction from Městec Králové, motorway D1 (exit 50) and industrial zone (TPCA)
Arrival in Kolín by Ovčárecká Street. Continue straight on over Nový most (New Bridge) to the junction at the Futurum shopping centre. At the junction turn right onto Kutnohorská Street. At the next junction turn left onto Politických vězňů Street, then around náměstí Republiky go straight on onto Sokolská Street.
On foot from the railway and bus station
Take Rorejcova Street into the town centre. When you pass the Futurum shopping centre turn left, cross over at the traffic lights and go straight on along Kutnohorská Street until you reach Karlovo Square. Here also go straight on onto Pražská Street and turn right onto Sokolská Street at the end.
Distance from towns to Kolín
- Prague – centre: 70 km
- Prague – Václav Havel Airport: 90 km
- Kutná Hora: 12 km
- Poděbrady: 19 km
- Nymburk: 24 km
- Český Brod: 27 km
- Hradec Králové: 60 km