There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Katowice by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Wroclaw Glowny Ire
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice Regional / ...

$44 - $75

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Rideshare  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Katowice 324.9 miles

$28

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Katowice, Katowice bus station P16

$34 - $56

Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Chorzów

$38 - $74

Night train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1

$65 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Katowice 325 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Berlin Tegel to Katowice  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Katowice (KTW) TXL - KTW

$151 - $492

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Krakow (KRK) SXF - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$66 - $414

Fly Berlin Tegel to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Krakow (KRK) TXL - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$67 - $240

Fly Berlin Tegel to Warsaw, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Warsaw (WAW) TXL - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$69 - $235

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Katowice station. However, there are services departing from U Hermannplatz and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station via Berlin, Berlin SXF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) and arriving at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Katowice is 464 km. The road distance is 520.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 8 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Berlin to Katowice, including transfers.

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Berlin to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin SXF station.

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Berlin to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Katowice is to train which takes 8 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 289.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a train from Berlin to Katowice via S Ostkreuz Bhf, Berlin Ostkreuz, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Katowice twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Naples
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Chorzów
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Katowice is 520 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Berlin to Katowice.

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LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Katowice train tickets online with Loco2.

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There are 538+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Katowice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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