There are 5 ways to get from Katowice to Stary Sącz by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA K787

$14 - $22

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Stary Sacz Regional / ...

$9 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus Eurores  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Tarnów
  2. Take the bus from Tarnow to Stary Sącz

$15 - $18

Taxi  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Katowice to Stary Sącz 122.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Stary Sącz 122.2 miles

$20 - $30

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice station to Stary Sącz. However, there are services departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station and arriving at Stary Sącz via Nowy Sącz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Stary Sącz. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Stary Sacz via Krakow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Stary Sącz is 139 km. The road distance is 195.5 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Stary Sącz without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Katowice to Stary Sącz, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Katowice to Stary Sącz is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Katowice to Stary Sącz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA station.

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Katowice to Stary Sącz train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Stary Sacz station.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Stary Sącz.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Stary Sącz, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice to Stary Sącz 6 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Katowice to Stary Sącz via Krakow Glowny in around 5 h 32 min.

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 Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Krakow Glowny to Stary Sacz
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Stary Sącz
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Bus operators
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Katowice to Tarnów
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
eurores.pl
PKS Polonus
Other operators
Taxi from Katowice to Stary Sącz
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
City Taxi
Phone
+48 32 203 77 77
Website
citytaxi.katowice.pl
Radio Taxi Katowice
Phone
+48 32 757 01 00
Website
radio-taxi.katowice.pl
Echo Taxi
Phone
+48 32 201 42 00
Website
echotaxi.ppsi.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Stary Sącz is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Katowice to Stary Sącz.

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