There are 3 ways to get from Košice to Zakopane by train, car or bus

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice to Strba Regional / ...
  2. Drive from Strba to Zakopane

$16 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Košice AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut. Leo Express

$9 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Košice to Zakopane 110 miles

$22 - $35

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

Leo Express s.r.o. operates a bus from Košice to Zakopane 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
+420 220 311 700
Bus from Košice AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
$8 - $11

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Košice and Zakopane is 116 km. The road distance is 176 km.

The cheapest way to get from Košice to Zakopane is to bus which costs 7€ - 14€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Košice to Zakopane is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 18€ - 28€.

No, there is no direct bus from Košice to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Košice AS and arriving at Zakopane ZDA via Nowy Targ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Košice to Zakopane, including transfers.