From June 28, Leo Express will start to operate daily trains between Prague and Krakow, where it already operates its popular weekend connection.
The connection will be accompanied by direct follow-up bus connection from Krakow to Lviv in Ukraine, which will be operated by new more comfortable buses. In Poland, the railway carried it also launches new buses, which will ensure an even more comfortable travel for passengers. The Krakow – Lviv route is served by buses, and in the future, Leo Express intends to launch a rail service between the two cities. Providing bus services, “is the further step to directly connect Poland and Ukraine. We plan to launch a train connection in the future,” Peter Köhler said.
In Krakow, passengers can try companys door2door service and take a ride to the railway station or from it to any selected address. From 1 June Leo Express also strengthens its minibus connection between Ostrava and Katowice airport.
“Our popular connection between Prague – Krakow will now operate daily, and we also expand the minibus connection from Bohumín, which will also go to Krakow. In Krakow, our connections will connect to a direct buses to Lviv in Ukraine,” CEO of Leo Express, Peter Köhler, said.
In July 2018, Leo Express entered Polish rail passenger market, being the only private passenger operator in the country.
In 2018, Leo Express has increased revenues by more than 120 % and has reached CZK 800 million (EUR 31 million). Growth was caused by increased number of connections in Germany, Czech Republic and new connections to Polish Krakow, where Leo Express started its first connection to Polish Krakow in summer 2018. In total, the group carried 1,8 million passengers.
For 2019, the group is targeting CZK 1 billion CZK (EUR 40 million) in turnover and launch of its first PSO services in Pardubice and Zlin regions in the Czech Republic.