There are 6 ways to get from Katowice to Vienna by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Ec

$16 - $25

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Vienna, Vienna P5

$18 - $40

Night bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Wien Flughafen Schwechat Leo Express

$28 - $31

Rideshare  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Katowice to Vienna 240.4 miles

$19

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Vienna 236.8 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, fly  •  4 h 22 min

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

$107 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 68 zł and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Vienna is to drive which costs 160 zł - 240 zł and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Vienna is 299 km. The road distance is 378.8 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 60 zł - 90 zł.

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The train from Katowice to Wien Hbf takes 4 h 24 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 186.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Vienna, Austria?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Katowice to Vienna 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Ecolines also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Wien Flughafen Schwechat
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$14 - $19
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Katowice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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