There are 5 ways to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad by bus, train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Banska Bystrica to Ružomberok 711501
  2. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Poprad-Tatry Regional / ...

$18 - $33

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Vrutky Express
  2. Take the train from Vrutky to Poprad-Tatry Regional / ...

$6 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Banska Bystrica to Poprad 711501 / ...

$16 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Banská Bystrica to Poprad 76 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Banská Bystrica to Poprad 76 miles

$15 - $23

What companies run services between Banská Bystrica, Slovakia and Poprad, Slovakia?

Slivtour operates a bus from Banská Bystrica to Poprad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Banská Bystrica to Poprad via Vrutky in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Ruzomberok to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Banska Bystrica to Vrutky
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Vrutky to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ružomberok to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Train from Vrútky to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $3
Business
$5 - $6
Premium
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Banska Bystrica to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Bus from Banska Bystrica to Poprad
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Other operators
Taxi from Banská Bystrica to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Banská Bystrica to Poprad?

The distance between Banská Bystrica and Poprad is 91 km. The road distance is 122 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad?

The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad is to train which costs 4€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad?

The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad is to taxi which takes 1 h 39 min and costs 120€ - 150€.

Is there a direct train between Banská Bystrica and Poprad?

No, there is no direct train from Banská Bystrica to Poprad. However, there are services departing from Banska Bystrica and arriving at Poprad-Tatry via Vrutky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Banská Bystrica and Poprad?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Banska Bystrica and arriving at Poprad. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad?

It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Banská Bystrica to Poprad, including transfers.