How to get from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane

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Recommended option

Bus, train, drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. ICE

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. 976 / ...
  2. Leb9402

$14 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Express
  2. Regional / ...

$18 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. 90.1 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a train from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane via Vrutky and Strba in around 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane via Myślenice in around 5 h 11 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Ruzomberok to Strba
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Strba
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Myślenice
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Myślenice to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Myślenice to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Myślenice to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
le.cz
PKS Polonus
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Myslenice to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Banská Bystrica and Zakopane is 85 km. The road distance is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

No, there is no direct bus from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Banská Bystrica and arriving at Zakopane ZDA via Myślenice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Banská Bystrica to Zakopane, including transfers.