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There are 5 ways to get from Bratislava to Zakopane by train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Strba R

$24 - $35

Cheapest option

Train via Zilina  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina R / ...
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Zwardon(PL) Os
  3. Take the train from Zywiec to Zakopane Ks

$20 - $32

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Zakopane 207.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kosice (KSC) BTS - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Strba

$70 - $273

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bratislava to Zakopane Eurobusways

$55 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Zakopane is to train which costs 17€ - 28€ and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Zakopane is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zakopane via Zilina, Zwardon(PL) and Zywiec. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Zakopane is 245 km. The road distance is 332.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zakopane without a car is to train which takes 10 h 51 min and costs 17€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Bratislava to Zakopane, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Zakopane train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The quickest flight from Bratislava Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bratislava to Zakopane train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Zakopane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Zakopane is 332 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Bratislava to Zakopane.

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  • Distance: 152.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Zakopane, Poland?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Zakopane every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Strba
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Zwardon(PL)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Kosice to Strba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
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 Zywiec to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Košice to Štrba
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $9
Premium
$13 - $16
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Štrba, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Bratislava to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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CSA offers flights from Bratislava Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 2844+ hotels available in Zakopane. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bratislava Airport is to line 61 shuttle which takes 17 min and costs 1€.

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