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Duration 7h 27m
Distance 574.4 km
Average price 140 zł
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Budapest and Katowice takes 7h 27m and the fastest train takes 7h 26m. The train service runs several times per day from Budapest to Katowice. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Budapest-Nyugati
  2. Katowice
7h 26m
120 zł - 150 zł

Budapest to Katowice train times

Trains run twice daily between Budapest and Katowice. The earliest departure is at 07:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Budapest is at 08:40 which arrives into Katowice at 16:08. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 7h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Budapest to Katowice? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Katowice. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Budapest and Katowice is 307 km. The road distance is 574.4 km.

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Budapest to Katowice train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Budapest to Katowice train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Katowice station.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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What companies run services between Budapest and Katowice?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice twice daily. Tickets cost 120 zł - 150 zł and the journey takes 7h 26m.
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 zł - 150 zł

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