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

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Train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1

$65 - $100

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Rideshare  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Katowice 324.9 miles

$28

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1360 / ...

$33 - $54

Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Chorzów

$38 - $74

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Katowice 325 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Berlin Tegel to Katowice  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Katowice (KTW) TXL - KTW

$151 - $492

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

$65 - $415

Fly Berlin Tegel to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 52 min

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

$66 - $241

Fly Berlin Tegel to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) TXL - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$69 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Katowice is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Katowice is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Katowice station. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) and arriving at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Katowice is 464 km. The road distance is 520.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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The train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1 takes 6 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Berlin to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Berlin to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Katowice is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs 130€ - 430€ and takes 7 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 289.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Katowice, Poland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Katowice twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Katowice 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
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 Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Chorzów
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Berlin to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Berlin to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Katowice is 520 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Berlin to Katowice.

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LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Katowice Airport.

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There are 825+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Katowice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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