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There are 9 ways to get from Iași to Katowice by plane, bus, train 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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Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7h 45m

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

$121 - $498

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Bus AGAT  •  27h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Iaşi to Suceava 002
  2. Take the bus from Suceava to Chernivci
  3. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Katowice

$47 - $60

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Fly to Katowice  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Katowice (KTW) IAS - KTW

$138 - $445

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Vienna (VIE) IAS - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice

$138 - $312

Bus via Oradea  •  23h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Iaşi to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Bratislava AS
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Katowice, Katowice bus station

$106 - $120

Train, bus  •  24h 54m

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Oradea Ir
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Bruck/Leitha Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Bruck/Leitha to Wien Hbf Rex
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Eic / ...

$106 - $131

Train  •  26h 40m

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Oradea Ir
  2. Take the train from Oradea to Szolnok Ic
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice Ic

$69 - $107

Train via Lvov  •  29h 12m

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Suceava R / ...
  2. Take the train from Suceava Est to Chernivtsi
  3. Take the train from Chernovcy to Lvov
  4. Take the train from Lvov to Kraków Główny Station
  5. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R

$59 - $96

Drive  •  11h 32m

  1. Drive from Iași to Katowice 552.6 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Iași to Katowice is to bus which costs $45 - $60 and takes 27h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Iași to Katowice is to fly which costs $130 - $450 and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iași to Katowice station. However, there are services departing from Iaşi and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station via Oradea and Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Iași to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Iasi and arriving at Katowice via Oradea, Szolnok and Budapest-Nyugati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 40m.

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The distance between Iași and Katowice is 716 km. The road distance is 884.1 km.

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The best way to get from Iași to Katowice without a car is to bus which takes 23h 43m and costs $100 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Iași to Katowice, including transfers.

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Iași to Katowice bus services, operated by Voion Trans SRL, depart from Iaşi station.

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Iași to Katowice train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Iasi station.

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The best way to get from Iași to Katowice is to fly which takes 7h 24m and costs $130 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $120 and takes 23h 43m, you could also train, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 26h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Iași to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 447.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Iași, Romania and Katowice, Poland?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Iași to Katowice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iași to Katowice via Oradea, Bratislava AS, and Bratislava in around 23h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Iasi to Katowice via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Iasi to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Bucharest Otopeni, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Bucharest Otopeni, Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Iasi to Katowice via Bucharest Otopeni, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Iasi to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Vienna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Iasi to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Bruck/Leitha to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Iasi to Oradea
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Oradea to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Suceava Est to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Kraków Główny Station
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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 Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
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.

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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
Bus from Bratislava to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Voion Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0743-058.899
Website
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Oradea
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Oradea to Bratislava AS
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
Bus from Oradea to Bruck/Leitha Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
RVG
Phone
0231 531589
Email
office@rvg.ro
Website
rvg.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rvg.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sami.ro
Nicktrans
Phone
0230 / 531.339
Email
nicktrans_sv@yahoo.com
Website
nicktrans.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
nicktrans.ro
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Suceava to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Chernivtsi to Katowice
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Chernivtsi to Katowice
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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There is no direct flight from Iasi Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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Iași to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Katowice is 1h behind Iași. It is currently 6:25 PM in Iași and 5:25 PM in Katowice.

Iași to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iași to Katowice is 884 km. It takes approximately 11h 32m to drive from Iași to Katowice.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa, Blue Air and three other airlines offer flights from Iasi Airport to Krakow Airport.

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

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