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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Katowice  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Katowice (KTW) FRA - KTW

$89 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus Sindbad  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hanau to Katowice

$48 - $73

6 alternative options

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  5h 43m

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

$79 - $273

Fly to Wroclaw, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Wroclaw (WRO) FRA - WRO
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice

$83 - $347

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) FRA - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$87 - $227

Train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1

$160 - $233

Bus Autokar Polska  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice

$55 - $75

Drive  •  7h 51m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice 559.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice is to fly which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 5h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Katowice. Services depart every four hours, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1 via Berlin Südkreuz (Bus). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 34m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Katowice is 736 km. The road distance is 895.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 11h 34m and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Katowice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs 75€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 11h 34m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 14h 45m.

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  • Distance: 460 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Katowice, Poland?

Lufthansa and LOT fly from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice via Berlin Südkreuz and Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) in around 11h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice
Ave. Duration
15h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Katowice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Katowice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Katowice station.

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Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Katowice is 896 km. It takes approximately 7h 51m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice.

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Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Katowice Airport.

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There are 692+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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