There are 4 ways to get from Banská Bystrica to Katowice by 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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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Kraków, Kraków MDA 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1368 / ...

$17 - $29

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Zilina R
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin R / ...
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Ec / ...

$11 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Katowice

$30 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Banská Bystrica to Katowice 146.3 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Katowice is to train which costs 9€ - 21€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Katowice is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Banská Bystrica and Katowice is 169 km. The road distance is 234.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Banská Bystrica to Katowice, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Banská Bystrica and arriving at Katowice. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Banská Bystrica to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Banska Bystrica and arriving at Katowice via Zilina and Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Banská Bystrica, Slovakia and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a bus from Banská Bystrica to Katowice via Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Banská Bystrica to Katowice via Zilina and Bohumin in around 6 h 23 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Banska Bystrica to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $2
Business
$4 - $5
Premium
$6 - $9
Train from Bohumín to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Kraków
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
touring.bg
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
touring.bg
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $7
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Kraków to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
le.cz
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl

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