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There are 3 ways to get from Katowice to Žilina by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin Ks / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina R / ...

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Zob to Bielsko-Biala Zob
  2. Take the night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina N1291

$11 - $19

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Katowice to Žilina 104.1 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Žilina is to train which costs 30 zł - 55 zł and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Žilina is to drive which costs 75 zł - 120 zł and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Katowice Zob and arriving at Žilina via Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Zilina via Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Katowice and Žilina is 117 km. The road distance is 166.5 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Žilina without a car is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs 30 zł - 55 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Katowice to Žilina, including transfers.

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Katowice to Žilina bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Katowice Zob station.

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Katowice to Žilina train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 73.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Žilina, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Katowice to Žilina via Bohumin in around 4h 5m.

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 Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
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Czech Railways (ČD)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Katowice Zob to Bielsko-Biala Zob
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
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
Night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Katowice to Žilina train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Zilina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Žilina is 167 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Katowice to Žilina.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Žilina. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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