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There are 11 ways to get from Berlin to Zakopane by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy N1365

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Train, bus via Niesky  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cottbus Hbf to Horka Re
  3. Take the train from Horka to Wroclaw Glowny Os
  4. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...
  5. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

Night train, train  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Kedzierzyn-Kozle Nj / ...
  2. Take the train from Kedzierzyn-Kozle to Zakopane Ic

Train, bus  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to Wroclaw Glowny Ire
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Port Lotniczy Wrocław to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy 1362

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Zakopane 695.3 km

Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Krakow, bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Krakow (KRK) BER - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Budapest, shuttle  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Budapest (BUD) BER - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zakopane

Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice, train, bus  •  11h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Kosice (KSC) BER - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
  3. Take the bus from Poprad bus station to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy

Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice, train, bus  •  11h 34m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Katowice (KTW) BER - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

Train, train to Szczecin, fly to Krakow, bus  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to Szczecin, Glowny
  3. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin Goleniow
  4. Fly from Szczecin (SZZ) to Krakow (KRK) SZZ - KRK
  5. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna, train, shuttle  •  12h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Vienna (VIE) BER - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Bratislava to Zakopane
Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

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Rules to follow in Poland

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Poland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zakopane is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zakopane is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Zakopane is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, returning to Germany from Poland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Zakopane is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Zakopane is to drive which costs €110 - €170 and takes 7h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Zakopane via Kedzierzyn-Kozle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 21m.

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The distance between Berlin and Zakopane is 582 km. The road distance is 695.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Zakopane without a car is to bus which takes 11h 10m and costs €35 - €45.

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The bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy takes 11h 10m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Berlin to Zakopane bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin to Zakopane train services, operated by Nightjet, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Zakopane.
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  • Distance: 581.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 10m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy 6 times a week. Tickets cost 160 zł - 200 zł and the journey takes 11h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 3 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 600 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 600 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 100 zł - 3 800 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 100 zł - 3 800 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 300 zł - 5 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1 000 zł - 4 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1 000 zł - 4 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1 000 zł - 4 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 000 zł - 4 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 3 000 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 100 zł - 3 800 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 3 000 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 400 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 000 zł
Flights from Szczecin to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 zł - 700 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
160 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Szczecin to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
210 zł - 1 800 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160 zł - 1 100 zł
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Kosice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
550 zł - 2 400 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Katowice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 300 zł
Train operators
ODEG
Phone
+49 30 514888888
Email
info@odeg.de
Website
odeg.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 zł - 110 zł
Website
ODEG
Train from Cottbus Hbf to Horka
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
ODEG
Train from Berlin Hbf to Angermuende
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
ODEG
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90 zł - 130 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
240 zł - 340 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55 zł - 85 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to Szczecin, Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 zł - 75 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Phone
+48 76 742 11 12
Email
informacja@kolejedolnoslaskie.eu
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Horka to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
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 Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 80 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
60 zł - 80 zł
Train from Kedzierzyn-Kozle to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 zł - 80 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
60 zł - 80 zł
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20 zł - 50 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
20 zł - 28 zł
1st Class
30 zł - 50 zł
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25 zł - 40 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
25 zł - 31 zł
Business
30 zł - 40 zł
1st Class
30 zł - 40 zł
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19 zł - 35 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
19 zł - 24 zł
Business
26 zł - 31 zł
1st Class
26 zł - 32 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11 zł - 16 zł
Website
Polregio
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin Goleniow
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8 zł - 12 zł
Website
Polregio
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 zł - 200 zł
Website
oebb.at
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
12 zł - 45 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
12 zł - 18 zł
Economy Plus
19 zł - 29 zł
Business
20 zł - 28 zł
Premium
29 zł - 45 zł
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 zł - 140 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 zł - 75 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 zł - 230 zł
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 zł - 130 zł
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
160 zł - 200 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Port Lotniczy Wrocław to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
95 zł - 120 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Poprad bus station to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 zł - 40 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17 zł - 27 zł
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 zł - 400 zł
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Bratislava to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
240 zł - 410 zł
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Berlin to Zakopane bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy station.

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Berlin to Zakopane train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Zakopane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Zakopane is 695 km. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Berlin to Zakopane.

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Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Zakopane. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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