There are 4 ways to get from Ełk to Ciechocinek by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Elk to Torun Wschodni Regional

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus PKS Suwalkach  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ełk DA to Warszawa Centralna
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw - Palace of Culture to Ciechocinek Ok2

$8 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ełk DA to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Ciechocinek, Ciechocinek, Kopernika 1351

$20 - $47

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Ełk to Ciechocinek 211.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ełk to Ciechocinek. However, there are services departing from Ełk DA and arriving at Ciechocinek, Ciechocinek, Kopernika via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ełk and Ciechocinek is 259 km. The road distance is 337.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ełk to Ciechocinek without a car is to train which takes 6 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Ełk to Ciechocinek, including transfers.

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Ełk to Ciechocinek bus services, operated by Zak Express, depart from Ełk DA station.

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The best way to get from Ełk to Ciechocinek is to train which takes 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 20 min.

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Ełk to Ciechocinek bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ciechocinek, Ciechocinek, Kopernika station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ełk to Ciechocinek is 338 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Ełk to Ciechocinek.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Ciechocinek. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ełk to Ciechocinek.
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  • Distance: 162.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Ełk, Poland and Ciechocinek, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Ełk to Ciechocinek once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ełk to Ciechocinek via Warszawa Zachodnia and Warsaw, Warsaw West in around 8 h 20 min.

Train operators
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 Elk to Torun Wschodni
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Zak Express
Phone
+48 87 733 14 33
Website
zakexpress.pl
Bus from Ełk DA to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
zakexpress.pl
PKS Suwalkach
Phone
703 302 505
Website
pkssuwalki.pl
Bus from Ełk DA to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pkssuwalki.pl
Bus from Ełk DA to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pkssuwalki.pl
Polbus PKS
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West to Ciechocinek, Ciechocinek, Kopernika
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Polonus
OK Bus
Phone
+48 703 403 993
Email
info@okbus.pl
Website
okbus.pl
Bus from Warsaw - Palace of Culture to Ciechocinek
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Schedules at
okbus.pl
Book at
okbus.pl

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