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There are 9 ways to get from Annecy to Katowice by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Katowice  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Katowice (KTW) GVA - KTW

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Katowice  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Katowice (KTW) LYS - KTW

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Krakow, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Krakow (KRK) GVA - KRK
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice

Bus to Lyon, fly to Krakow, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Krakow (KRK) LYS - KRK
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice

Bus to Geneva, fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) GVA - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

Train  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Wien Meidling Rjx
  4. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Katowice Ec

Bus  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Katowice

Bus via Chorzów Metalowców  •  25h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Chorzów

Drive  •  12h 51m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Katowice 1462.4 km

Annecy to Katowice by train

The train journey time between Annecy and Katowice is around 27h 17m and covers a distance of around 1481 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 23m. The fastest train normally takes 25h 7m. Services are operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and ÖBB EuroCity. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
16h 54m
Layover time:
10h 23m
Total time:
27h 17m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
25h 7m
Train distance:
1481 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
1 497 zł
Carbon emissions:
78 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:44
Last train departs at:
11:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Katowice train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Katowice is to bus via Chorzów Metalowców which costs €55 - €90 and takes 25h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Katowice is to bus and fly and train which costs €65 - €200 and takes 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Katowice via Lancy-Bachet, gare and Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Katowice via Genève, Zuerich Hb and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 13m.

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The distance between Annecy and Katowice is 1072 km. The road distance is 1462.4 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 19h 13m and costs €320 - €600.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Annecy to Katowice, including transfers.

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Annecy to Katowice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Geneva station.

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Annecy to Katowice train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Katowice is to train which takes 19h 13m and costs €320 - €600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €100 and takes 25h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 1071.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 48m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Katowice via Genève, Zuerich Hb, and Wien Meidling in around 19h 13m. Alternatively, Autokar Polska operates a bus from Geneva to Katowice 4 times a week. Tickets cost 240 zł - 330 zł and the journey takes 23h. Sindbad also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 700 zł
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
400 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 700 zł
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
420 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
430 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
470 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
420 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 600 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
420 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
430 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
460 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 000 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 zł - 1 600 zł
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 600 zł
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 2 200 zł
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
310 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Lyon to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
230 zł - 950 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130 zł - 900 zł
Flights from Lyon to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130 zł - 900 zł
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Geneva to Warsaw Chopin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 200 zł
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
210 zł - 1 100 zł
Train operators
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 zł
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 85 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
65 zł - 85 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11 zł - 16 zł
Website
Polregio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 90 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11 zł - 40 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
11 zł - 17 zł
Economy Plus
19 zł - 28 zł
Business
19 zł - 27 zł
Premium
28 zł - 40 zł
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Annecy to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 120 zł
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45 zł - 70 zł
Rail 1st Class
80 zł - 120 zł
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 zł - 650 zł
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 zł - 1 700 zł
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 zł - 270 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 zł - 75 zł
Website
Transalis
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40 zł - 50 zł
Website
Blablabus
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Geneva to Katowice
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
240 zł - 330 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Genève to Katowice
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
240 zł - 340 zł
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Genève to Chorzów
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
210 zł - 300 zł
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Annecy to Katowice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Katowice station.

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Annecy to Katowice train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Katowice is 1462 km. It takes approximately 12h 51m to drive from Annecy to Katowice.

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LOT, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Katowice Airport.

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