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There are 7 ways to get from Katowice to Košice by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Košice 1262

$20 - $31

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Train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$15 - $41

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Bus Adamis Tours  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Central Bus Station to Kosice Central Bus Station Poland

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Košice 207.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Katowice  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Kosice (KSC) KTW - KSC

$97 - $367

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  6 h 51 min

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

$89 - $346

Train, shuttle  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Košice Eurobusways

$50 - $93

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The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Košice is to train which costs 55 zł - 160 zł and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Košice is to drive which costs 150 zł - 230 zł and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice Central Bus Station station and arriving at Kosice Central Bus Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Košice. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Kosice via Bohumin and Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Košice is 235 km. The road distance is 332.1 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Košice without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 6 min and costs 75 zł - 120 zł.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Katowice to Košice, including transfers.

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Katowice to Košice bus services, operated by Eurores, depart from Katowice station.

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

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The best way to get from Katowice to Košice is to bus which takes 7 h 6 min and costs 75 zł - 120 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55 zł - 160 zł and takes 7 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs 360 zł - 1 400 zł and takes 8 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Košice.
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  • Distance: 147.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Katowice to Košice via Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Katowice to Košice via Bohumin and Zilina in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Katowice to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Krakow to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Krakow to Kosice via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Krakow to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Krakow to Kosice via Vienna, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Katowice to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Katowice to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Katowice to Kosice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
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Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
Train from Žilina to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $15
Premium
$21 - $27
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Žilina, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Katowice to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eurores.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
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Košice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Adamis Tours
Website
adamistours.pl
Bus from Katowice Central Bus Station to Kosice Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
adamistours.pl
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Katowice Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Katowice to Košice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Košice is 332 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Katowice to Košice.

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Eurowings, LOT, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Katowice Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs 27 zł.

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