There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Katowice by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Paris CDG to Katowice  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Katowice (KTW) CDG - KTW

$110 - $770

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Train to Beauvais, fly to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Krakow (KRK) BVA - KRK
  3. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$67 - $3,131

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Fly Paris CDG to Krakow, bus  •  6 h 38 min

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

$71 - $238

Fly Paris CDG to Wroclaw, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Wroclaw (WRO) CDG - WRO
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice

$99 - $273

Fly Paris CDG to Ostrava, train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Ostrava (OSR) CDG - OSR
  2. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice

$98 - $283

Fly Paris CDG to Warsaw, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Warsaw (WAW) CDG - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$78 - $243

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  4. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice Ic

$271 - $398

Train SNCF  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Poznan Gl. En
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice Regional / ...

$205 - $291

Train, bus  •  22 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Luxembourg Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Katowice

$125 - $158

Bus  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Katowice

$140 - $210

Drive  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Katowice 915.5 miles

$190 - $290

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Katowice. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Katowice via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) and Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

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The distance between Paris and Katowice is 1210 km. The road distance is 1464.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 16 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Paris to Katowice, including transfers.

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Paris to Katowice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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Paris to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Katowice is to fly which takes 7 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 24 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Paris to Katowice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Katowice station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 756.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Katowice, Poland?

Lufthansa, LOT and eight other airlines fly from Paris to Katowice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Katowice via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Südkreuz, Berlin Südkreuz (Bus), Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 16 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Wroclaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Wroclaw via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Paris CDG to Ostrava via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Ostrava via Frankfurt, Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Ostrava via Brussels, Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Ostrava via Vienna, Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Warsaw via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Beauvais to Krakow via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
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 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
Train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Paris Est to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Est to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
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
Sindbad
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Katowice
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Katowice is 1465 km. It takes approximately 12 h 57 min to drive from Paris to Katowice.

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LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Paris to Katowice bus tickets online with Busbud.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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