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There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Żywiec by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Zywiec Ks / ...

$15 - $22

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Train #2  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Zywiec Ic

$12 - $18

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Train via Tychy  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Tychy Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Tychy to Zywiec Ks / ...

$14 - $22

Bus, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Katowice
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Zywiec Ks / ...

$20 - $30

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Żywiec 248.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Katowice, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Katowice (KTW) WAW - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Zywiec

$32 - $142

Fly to Krakow, bus, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Zywiec

$31 - $111

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Żywiec is to train which costs 45 zł - 65 zł and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Żywiec is to train which costs 55 zł - 85 zł and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Zywiec. Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Żywiec is 310 km. The road distance is 398.1 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Żywiec without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 55 zł - 85 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Warsaw to Żywiec, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Żywiec train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Katowice Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Warsaw to Żywiec train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Zywiec station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Żywiec is 398 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Warsaw to Żywiec.

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  • Distance: 193.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Żywiec, Poland?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Żywiec via Katowice in around 4 h 16 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Katowice
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Flights from Warsaw to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Train operators
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 Warszawa Centralna to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Katowice to Zywiec
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Tychy
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Tychy to Zywiec
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Zywiec
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Ecolines
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
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 Kraków, Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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LOT offers flights from Warsaw Airport to Katowice Airport.

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There are 726+ hotels available in Żywiec. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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