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

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Fly to Katowice  •  5 h 7 min

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

$89 - $314

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Bus Sindbad  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanau to Katowice

$48 - $74

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Fly to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$80 - $272

Fly to Wroclaw, train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$83 - $347

Train  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  3. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice Ic

$165 - $238

Bus Autokar Polska  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice

$55 - $80

Night train, train  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Katowice Ex / ...

$110 - $158

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  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 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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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 15 h 41 min.

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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 via Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) and Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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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 11 h 59 min and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min 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 5 h 7 min and costs 75€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 210€ and takes 11 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 460 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice via Berlin Südkreuz, Berlin Südkreuz (Bus), Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 11 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
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
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$22 - $25
Premium
$35 - $45
Bus operators
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
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
15 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Katowice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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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 Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Katowice is 896 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Katowice.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Katowice Airport.

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There are 461+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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