Duration 2 days 12h
Distance 1894.9 km
Average price 1.094 ₺
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Katowice and Istanbul takes 2 days 12h. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Katowice to Istanbul. 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. Katowice
  2. Wien Hbf
  3. Rakovica
  4. Sofia
  5. Istanbul
40h 10m
871 ₺ - 1.306 ₺

Katowice to Istanbul train times

Trains run five times a week between Katowice and Istanbul. The service departs Katowice at 17:21 in the afternoon, which arrives into Istanbul at 06:40. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 12h. 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 Katowice to Istanbul? 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.

No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Halkali via Wien Hbf, Beograd centar, Rakovica and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 10m.

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The distance between Katowice and Istanbul is 1283 km. The road distance is 1894.9 km.

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Katowice to Istanbul train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Istanbul train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Halkali station.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Katowice. It is currently 12:20 AM in Katowice and 2:20 AM in Istanbul.

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