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

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Train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Poprad-Tatry Ic

11€ - 38€

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Train via Kraków  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kraków Główny to Muszyna Tlk / ...
  3. Take the train from Muszyna to Spisska Bela Zastavka

Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to Krakow 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Ružomberok bus station 876
  3. Take the bus from Ruzomberok to Spišská Belá

29€ - 40€

Bus, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Kraków N3
  2. Take the train from Kraków Zabłocie to Muszyna
  3. Take the train from Muszyna to Spisska Bela Zastavka

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Katowice to Spišská Belá 210.7 km

22€ - 35€

Katowice to Spišská Belá by train

The train journey time between Katowice and Spišská Belá is around 8h 34m and covers a distance of around 346 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 17m. Operated by PKP Intercity, Koleje Śląskie, LEO Express and others, the Katowice to Spišská Belá train service departs from Katowice and arrives in Spisska Bela Zastavka. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 34m
Fastest train time:
6h 17m
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
17€
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:48
Last train departs at:
17:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Katowice to Spišská Belá train schedules

Poland → Slovakia
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Spišská Belá is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Spišská Belá is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Spišská Belá is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Slovakia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Spišská Belá is to train which costs 45 zł - 180 zł and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Spišská Belá is to drive which costs 95 zł - 150 zł and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Spišská Belá. However, there are services departing from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec and arriving at Spišská Belá via Krakow and Ruzomberok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Spišská Belá. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Spisska Bela Zastavka via Bohumin and Poprad-Tatry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Katowice and Spišská Belá is 157 km. The road distance is 210.7 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Spišská Belá without a car is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs 45 zł - 180 zł.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Katowice to Spišská Belá, including transfers.

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Katowice to Spišská Belá bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec station.

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Katowice to Spišská Belá train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Spišská Belá is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs 45 zł - 180 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 180 zł and takes 8h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Spišská Belá.
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  • Distance: 157 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Spišská Belá, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Katowice to Spišská Belá via Bohumin and Poprad-Tatry in around 7h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katowice to Spišská Belá via Krakow and Ruzomberok in around 8h 5m.

Train operators
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Krakow Glowny to Muszyna
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 17€
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
2€ - 10€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
2€ - 4€
Economy Plus
4€ - 7€
Business
4€ - 7€
Premium
6€ - 10€
Train from Bohumin to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 27€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
7€ - 11€
Economy Plus
10€ - 16€
Business
13€ - 19€
Premium
19€ - 27€
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
2€ - 9€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
2€ - 4€
Economy Plus
4€ - 6€
Business
4€ - 6€
Premium
6€ - 9€
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Polregio
Train from Krakow Glowny to Muszyna
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
Polregio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
Business
5€ - 7€
1st Class
5€ - 7€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Muszyna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Koleje Małopolskie
Train from Muszyna to Spisska Bela Zastavka
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Koleje Małopolskie
Train from Kraków Zabłocie to Muszyna
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Koleje Małopolskie
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Krakow to Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Spišská Belá
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Katowice to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Katowice to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Schedules at
neobus.pl

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Katowice to Spišská Belá bus services, operated by Slivtour, arrive at Spišská Belá station.

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Katowice to Spišská Belá train services, operated by LEO Express, arrive at Poprad-Tatry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Spišská Belá is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Katowice to Spišská Belá.

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