There are 3 ways to get from Žilina to Katowice by train or car

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Train via Bohumin  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin R / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Ec / ...

$9 - $22

2 alternative options

Train Polish Railways (PKP)  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Zwardon(PL) Os
  2. Take the train from Zwardon(PL) to Katowice Ks / ...

$10 - $14

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Žilina to Katowice 103.7 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Žilina to Katowice is to train which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Žilina to Katowice is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Žilina to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Zilina and arriving at Katowice via Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Žilina and Katowice is 117 km. The road distance is 165.9 km.

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The best way to get from Žilina to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 8€ - 20€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Žilina to Katowice, including transfers.

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Žilina to Katowice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Zilina station.

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Žilina to Katowice train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Žilina to Katowice is 166 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Žilina to Katowice.

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The nearest airport to Katowice is Katowice (KTW) Airport which is 23.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Krakow (KRK) (59 km), Ostrava (OSR) (90.2 km) and Wroclaw (WRO) (178.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Žilina to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 73.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Žilina, Slovakia and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a train from Žilina to Katowice via Bohumin in around 3 h 49 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zilina to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Zwardon(PL)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $15
Train from Bohumín to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zwardon(PL) to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12

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