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There are 5 ways to get from Zakopane to Bratislava by train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Strba to Bratislava hl.st. R / ...

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Train via Zilina  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Zywiec Ks
  2. Take the train from Zwardon(PL) to Zilina Os
  3. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st. Zr / ...

$22 - $35

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Bratislava 206.9 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Strba to Kosice
  2. Fly from Kosice (KSC) to Bratislava (BTS) KSC - BTS

$70 - $272

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Bratislava Eurobusways

$55 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Bratislava is to train which costs 80 zł - 130 zł and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Bratislava is to drive which costs 150 zł - 230 zł and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zakopane to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Zakopane and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Zywiec, Zwardon(PL) and Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Zakopane and Bratislava is 245 km. The road distance is 331.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zakopane to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 10 h 10 min and costs 80 zł - 130 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Zakopane to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Zakopane to Bratislava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Zakopane station.

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The quickest flight from Kosice Airport to Bratislava Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zakopane to Bratislava train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zakopane to Bratislava is 331 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Zakopane to Bratislava.

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  • Distance: 152.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Zakopane, Poland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Zakopane to Bratislava every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Kosice to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Strba to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Strba to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
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 Zakopane to Zywiec
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Train from Zwardon(PL) to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Štrba, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Štrba to Košice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Štrba to Košice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $9
Premium
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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CSA offers flights from Kosice Airport to Bratislava Airport.

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