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Duration 8h
Distance 258.1 km
Average price 23€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kraków and Považská Bystrica takes 8h and the fastest train takes 7h 10m. The train service runs several times per day from Kraków to Považská Bystrica. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
  3. Považská Bystrica
5h 50m
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10€ - 33€

Kraków to Považská Bystrica train times

Trains run three times a day between Kraków and Považská Bystrica. The service departs Kraków at 18:10 in the evening, which arrives into Považská Bystrica at 03:25. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Považská Bystrica. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Povazska Bystrica via Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi and Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Kraków and Považská Bystrica is 151 km. The road distance is 258.1 km.

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Kraków to Považská Bystrica train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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Kraków to Považská Bystrica train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Zilina station.

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Book your Kraków to Považská Bystrica train tickets online with Omio, Omio and two other operators.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Považská Bystrica. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Kraków and Považská Bystrica?

You can take a train from Kraków to Považská Bystrica via Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi and Zilina in around 5h 50m.
Train operators
LEO Express
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Ostrava hl. n.
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
5€ - 8€
Economy Plus
7€ - 12€
Business
9€ - 13€
Premium
13€ - 18€
Train from Ostrava hl. n. to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 12€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
3€ - 5€
Economy Plus
5€ - 8€
Business
5€ - 9€
Premium
8€ - 12€

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