There are 5 ways to get from Katowice to Žilina by train, bus or car

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

You can take a train from Katowice to Žilina via Bohumin in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katowice to Žilina via Ostrava and Turzovka Beskydská in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
pkp.pl
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Katowice to Zwardon(PL)
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Zwardon(PL) to Zilina
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Zilina
Avg. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Bohumín
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
le.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva-vychodnicechy.cz
Bus from Ostrava to Turzovka - Beskydská
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arriva-vychodnicechy.cz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Katowice to Žilina?

The distance between Katowice and Žilina is 117 km. The road distance is 167 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Katowice to Žilina?

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Žilina is to train which costs 35 zł and takes 5 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Katowice to Žilina?

The quickest way to get from Katowice to Žilina is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 85 zł.

Is there a direct train between Katowice and Žilina?

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 3 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Katowice and Žilina?

No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station and arriving at Žilina via Ostrava and Turzovka Beskydská. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Katowice to Žilina?

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Katowice to Žilina, including transfers.