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There are 6 ways to get from Katowice to Gliwice by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Gliwice Ks / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Katowice to Gliwice 18.2 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Gliwice 1281 / ...

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Katowice to Gliwice 18.5 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Gliwice 18.5 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Katowice to Gliwice 18.5 miles

$21 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Gliwice is to rideshare which costs 6 zł and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Gliwice is to taxi which costs 80 zł - 100 zł and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice and arriving at Gliwice. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Gliwice. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Gliwice is 25 km. The road distance is 29.6 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Gliwice without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs 15 zł - 23 zł.

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The train from Katowice to Gliwice takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Katowice to Gliwice bus services, operated by Eurores, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Gliwice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Gliwice is to train which takes 27 min and costs 15 zł - 23 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15 zł - 18 zł and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Gliwice.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Gliwice, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Katowice to Gliwice every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Eurores operates a bus from Katowice to Gliwice every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 33 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Katowice to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Katowice to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
eurores.pl
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Gliwice Dworzec PKP
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$3 - $5
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 Katowice to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Silesia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Katowice to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$21 - $27
UberSelect
$26 - $35
Taxi from Katowice to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
City Taxi
Phone
+48 32 203 77 77
Website
citytaxi.katowice.pl
Radio Taxi Katowice
Phone
+48 32 757 01 00
Website
radio-taxi.katowice.pl
Echo Taxi
Phone
+48 32 201 42 00
Website
echotaxi.ppsi.pl

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Katowice to Gliwice bus services, operated by Eurores, arrive at Gliwice station.

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Katowice to Gliwice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Gliwice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Gliwice is 30 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Katowice to Gliwice.

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Book your Katowice to Gliwice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 566+ hotels available in Gliwice. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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

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